These statistics have been discontinued.

No new data will be produced from these statistics.

Appendix figure 4. Persons with tertiary degrees as a proportion of the population aged 16 to 74 in 2000 - 2009

Appendix figure 4. Persons with tertiary degrees as a proportion of the population aged 16 to 74 in 2000 - 2009
The share of the population with tertiary level degrees has grown steadily at the annual rate of 0.5 per cent throughout the 2000s. In 2009, 29.4 per cent of the population were highly educated. Nearly nine per cent of the population had completed doctorate or higher university level degrees.

Source: Human resources of science and technology 2010. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.03.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Human resources of science and technology [e-publication].
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