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Appendix table 1. Tertiary degrees by the field of science in 1991, 2000 and 2010

    Year (completion of degree)
Tertiary degree Fields of science 1991 2000 2010
Tertiary degrees total Fields of science total 38 134 37 225 51 104
Doctorate Fields of science total 542 1 142 1 520
Natural sciences 121 245 315
Engineering and technology 78 152 289
Medical and health sciences 187 330 330
Agricultural sciences 13 43 41
Social sciences 80 234 370
Humanities 63 138 175
Licentiate Fields of science total 615 746 232
Natural sciences 136 177 40
Engineering and technology 154 145 46
Medical and health sciences 22 27 4
Agricultural sciences 18 9 0
Social sciences 167 269 109
Humanities 118 119 33
Higher-level tertiary degree Fields of science total 10 161 12 404 16 194
Natural sciences 877 1 377 1 367
Engineering and technology 1 538 2 009 4 597
Medical and health sciences 1 626 1 661 2 220
Agricultural sciences 213 219 381
Social sciences 4 241 4 980 5 363
Humanities 1 666 2 158 2 266
Other tertiary degrees Fields of science total 26 816 22 933 33 158

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

Inquiries: Marianne Kaplas 09 1734 3421

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 22.03.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Human resources of science and technology [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-3244. 2010, Appendix table 1. Tertiary degrees by the field of science in 1991, 2000 and 2010 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tthv/2010/tthv_2010_2012-03-22_tau_001_en.html