Appendix table 1. Population aged 18 to 64 by main activity in 2003 to 2013*

  Number Change, number Change, %
2003 2012 2013* 2003-2013* 2012-2013* 2003-2013* 2012-2013*
All 18 to 64-year-olds                         
Total 3 297 825 3 329 751 3 318 043 20 218 -11 708 0,6 -0,4
No post-basic level education/Unknown 873 575 677 114 647 111 -226 464 -30 003 -25,9 -4,4
Upper secondary level education 1 468 440 1 559 120 1 559 124 90 684 4 6,2 0,0
Lowest tertiary level/Lower university degree 693 083 739 658 745 344 52 261 5 686 7,5 0,8
Higher university degree/Doctorate degree 262 727 353 859 366 464 103 737 12 605 39,5 3,6
Labour force              
Total 2 523 090 2 597 694 2 605 268 82 178 7 574 3,3 0,3
No post-basic level education/Unknown 544 404 394 347 375 843 -168 561 -18 504 -31,0 -4,7
Upper secondary level education 1 134 798 1 227 698 1 234 618 99 820 6 920 8,8 0,6
Lowest tertiary level/Lower university degree 606 014 651 150 658 079 52 065 6 929 8,6 1,1
Higher university degree/Doctorate degree 237 874 324 499 336 728 98 854 12 229 41,6 3,8
Employed              
Total 2 220 077 2 316 769 2 277 406 57 329 -39 363 2,6 -1,7
No post-basic level education/Unknown 438 303 314 872 292 525 -145 778 -22 347 -33,3 -7,1
Upper secondary level education 987 679 1 081 665 1 062 021 74 342 -19 644 7,5 -1,8
Lowest tertiary level/Lower university degree 566 040 611 892 607 358 41 318 -4 534 7,3 -0,7
Higher university degree/Doctorate degree 228 055 308 340 315 502 87 447 7 162 38,3 2,3
Unemployed              
Total 303 013 280 925 327 862 24 849 46 937 8,2 16,7
No post-basic level education/Unknown 106 101 79 475 83 318 -22 783 3 843 -21,5 4,8
Upper secondary level education 147 119 146 033 172 597 25 478 26 564 17,3 18,2
Lowest tertiary level/Lower university degree 39 974 39 258 50 721 10 747 11 463 26,9 29,2
Higher university degree/Doctorate degree 9 819 16 159 21 226 11 407 5 067 116,2 31,4

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Laura Lohikoski 029 551 3396, Aura Pasila 029 551 3576, tyossakaynti@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 16.12.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. Background information on unemployed persons 2013, Appendix table 1. Population aged 18 to 64 by main activity in 2003 to 2013* . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyokay/2013/03/tyokay_2013_03_2014-12-16_tau_001_en.html