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Appendix figure 3. Persons with doctorate degree, median ages by the field of science in 1992–2012

Appendix figure 3. Persons with doctorate degree, median ages by the field of science in 1992–2012
The youngest doctorate degree holders are found in the fields of natural sciences and technology. Their median age is about 32–33 years. The completers of doctorate degrees in the fields of social sciences, and humanities and arts are about seven years older.

Source: Human resources of science and technology 2012. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.3.2014

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