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Appendix table 55. Unemployment rates by educational level and sex in 2011 - 2013, persons aged 15-74

  Year Change
2011 2012 2013 2012/2013
Per cent, % Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Sex Level of education        
Both sexes Total 7,8 7,7 8,2 0,5
Upper secondary education (3) 8,4 8,3 8,9 0,7
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,0 4,1 4,7 0,6
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 3,6 3,7 4,1 0,4
- lower university level (6) 4,8 4,3 5,4 1,0
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,8 4,1 4,4 0,3
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 15,3 15,3 15,9 0,7
Males Total 8,4 8,3 8,8 0,5
Upper secondary education (3) 8,8 8,8 9,4 0,7
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 4,3 4,6 5,1 0,5
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 4,7 5,6 5,1 -0,5
- lower university level (6) 5,0 4,3 5,6 1,3
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 3,3 4,2 4,6 0,5
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 14,8 13,9 14,9 0,9
Females Total 7,1 7,1 7,5 0,5
Upper secondary education (3) 7,9 7,7 8,3 0,7
Tertiary education total (5,6,7,8) 3,8 3,7 4,3 0,7
- lowest level tertiary education (5) 2,9 2,6 3,5 0,9
- lower university level (6) 4,6 4,4 5,2 0,8
- higher university or doctorate level (7,8) 4,2 4,1 4,2 0,2
No post-basic level education or level of education unknown 16,1 17,3 17,5 0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2014, December. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
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