Appendix table 1. Growth in the number of unemployed persons by field of education in 2020

Field of education Laid-off Other unemployed Total
Architecture and construction 2,639 975 3,614
Biological and related sciences 64 35 99
Veterinary 3 -3 0
Physical sciences 113 52 165
Personal services 9,889 3,414 13,303
Humanities (except languages) 166 286 452
Broad programmes and qualifications involving arts and humanities 41 33 74
Welfare 632 265 897
Fisheries 25 -5 20
Education 459 251 710
Business and administration 6,567 3,424 9,991
Languages 345 286 631
Engineering and engineering trades 10,865 3,102 13,967
Transport services 1,135 512 1,647
Broad programmes and qualifications involving natural sciences, mathematics and statistics 17 26 43
Broad programmes and qualifications involving agriculture, forestry,fisheries and vetrinary 14 11 25
Agriculture 469 225 694
Mathematics and statistics 24 28 52
Manufacturing and processing 2,060 698 2,758
Forestry 117 154 271
Unknown 154 83 237
Law 75 81 156
Broad programmes and qualifications involving services 75 32 107
Arts 1,866 1,163 3,029
Health 1,400 540 1,940
Broad programmes and qualifications involving health and welfare 32 52 84
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) 1,291 618 1,909
Security services 248 101 349
Journalism and information 106 48 154
Social and behavioural sciences 388 221 609
Basic programmes and qualifications 4,231 3,271 7,502
Environment 72 53 125
Total 45,582 20,032 65,614

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.05.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. profession and socio economic position 2020, Appendix table 1. Growth in the number of unemployed persons by field of education in 2020 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.9.2021].
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