These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

5. Unemployment rates of persons with doctorate level and higher-degree level tertiary education by the field of science in 2007

5. Unemployment rates of persons with doctorate level and higher-degree level tertiary education by the field of science in 2007
Highly educated population finds employment better than the rest of the population. In 2007, 4.3 per cent of them were unemployed. At the same time the unemployment rate of total population was 6.9 per cent. Those with tertiary level degrees from medical and health sciences found employment the easiest. Only one per cent of them were unemployed. Those with degrees from humanities and arts have the weakest possibilities for finding employment. Their unemployment rate was six per cent.

Source: Human resources of science and technology 2007. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marianne Kaplas (09) 1734 3421, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 22.04.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Human resources of science and technology [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3244. 2008, 5. Unemployment rates of persons with doctorate level and higher-degree level tertiary education by the field of science in 2007 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.7.2019].
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