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 2000–2011

Appendix figure 4. Persons with tertiary degrees as a proportion of the population aged 16 to 74 in 2000–2011
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 2011, 30.3 per cent of the population were highly educated. 9.4 per cent of the population had completed doctorate or higher level tertiary degrees.

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

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Updated 20.3.2014

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