These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

1. Tertiary degrees by the field of science in 1995, 2001 and 2008

Tertiary degree Fields of science Year (completion of degree)
1995 2001 2008
Tertiary degrees total Fields of science total 41 794 38 205 61 902
Doctorate Fields of science total 786 1 187 1 527
Natural sciences 179 223 329
Engineering and technology 114 197 260
Medical and health sciences 221 334 350
Agricultural sciences 22 39 59
Social sciences 168 258 346
Humanities 82 136 183
Licentiate Fields of science total 809 689 425
Natural sciences 153 165 109
Engineering and technology 165 142 86
Medical and health sciences 23 37 9
Agricultural sciences 19 6 4
Social sciences 278 226 156
Humanities 171 113 61
Highet-level tertiary degree Fields of science total 11 270 12 543 23 350
Natural sciences 1 071 1 420 3 407
Engineering and technology 1 770 2 061 2 683
Medical and health sciences 1 657 1 651 2 297
Agricultural sciences 223 219 624
Social sciences 4 728 5 150 10 203
Humanities 1 821 2 042 4 136
Other tertiary degrees Field of science undefined 28 929 23 786 36 600

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, 1. Tertiary degrees by the field of science in 1995, 2001 and 2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tthv/2008/tthv_2008_2010-04-22_tau_001_en.html