Appendix table 2. The average number of unemployment days accumulated over a five-year period (2013 to 2017) for persons who were unemployed at the end of 2017 by level of education

Level of education 2016 Unemployment days on average Unemployed, number
Upper secondary education 829 143,546
Post-secondary non-tertiary education 653 1,395
Short-cycle tertiary education 893 19,558
Bachelor's or equivalent level 708 22,222
Master's or equivalent level 808 16,876
Doctoral or equivalent level 865 1,493
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 759 91,406
Total 801 296,496

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.5.2018

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