Appendix table 1. Population aged 15 or over by level of education and gender 2010

Level  Gender 
Total  Men  Women 
Population aged 15 or over 4,487,599 100.0 2,184,771 100.0 2,302,828 100.0
Basic education  or less (ISCED 2 or less)  1,482,696 33.0 733,038 33.6 749,658 32.6
Population with educational qualifications 3,004,903 67.0 1,451,733 66.4 1,553,170 67.4
Upper secondary /Post-secondary non tertiary education (ISCED 3/4) 1,758,056 39.2 912,105 41.7 845,951 36.7
Tertiary level (ISCED 5/6) 1,246,847 27.8 539,628 24.7 707,219 30.7
ISCED 5 B programmes 472,283 10.5 183,651 8.4 288,632 12.5
ISCED 5 A Medium programmes (Bachelor level) 395,862 8.8 176,959 8.1 218,903 9.5
ISCED 5 A Long/very long programmes (Master level) 342,598 7.6 157,587 7.2 185,011 8.0
Second stage of tertiary Education (ISCED 6) 36,104 0.8 21,431 1.0 14,673 0.6
Licentiate's degree 9,549 0.2 5,637 0.3 3,912 0.2
Doctor's degree 26,555 0.6 15,794 0.7 10,761 0.4

Source: Education 2011. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Aila Repo (09) 1734 3271, koulutustilastot@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 2.12.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Educational structure of population [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-2919. 2010, Appendix table 1. Population aged 15 or over by level of education and gender 2010 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vkour/2010/vkour_2010_2011-12-02_tau_001_en.html