Appendix table 1. Students in universities and completed university degrees by level of education, fields of education (Educational Administration's classification 1995) and gender in 2015

Level of education New students, total New students, women Students, total Students, women Completed degrees, total Completed degrees, women
  %   %   %
Fields of education, total 25 919 54,6 157 436 53,1 32 718 58,0
  Renewable natural resources sector 4 364 43,7 25 551 43,3 4 264 50,0
Technology and transport sector 4 190 23,1 29 090 21,8 5 824 24,5
Administration and commerce sector 7 373 56,5 43 078 55,2 9 336 58,9
Health and social services sector 2 482 65,1 13 912 66,9 2 692 71,5
Culture 815 62,8 5 008 62,6 1 157 64,0
Humanities and education 6 446 77,1 39 877 75,1 9 105 79,4
Other 249 3,2 920 3,7 340 2,9
University Bachelor’s degree Fields of education, total 17 323 55,3 85 631 50,9 15 179 57,7
Renewable natural resources sector 3 251 44,4 16 166 41,1 1 969 49,7
Technology and transport sector 2 574 22,2 15 487 18,3 2 618 22,5
Administration and commerce sector 4 900 53,8 24 332 51,6 4 569 56,4
Health and social services sector 962 78,0 3 312 76,2 803 82,6
Culture 400 63,8 2 024 62,7 403 61,0
Humanities and education 5 074 77,3 23 826 74,4 4 677 79,1
Other 162 1,9 484 2,5 140 2,9
Higher university degree (Master) Fields of education, total 6 829 53,3 52 121 56,9 15 513 58,9
Renewable natural resources sector 850 40,0 6 286 47,3 1 836 51,3
Technology and transport sector 1 277 23,7 8 903 24,1 2 737 25,4
Administration and commerce sector 2 103 63,0 14 938 61,0 4 472 61,4
Health and social services sector 1 191 55,9 7 471 61,1 1 456 66,8
Culture 361 62,9 2 457 63,4 717 67,4
Humanities and education 970 80,4 11 710 79,1 4 098 80,3
Other 77 3,9 356 3,7 197 3,0
Professional specialisation in medicine, veterinary and dentistry Fields of education, total 15 80,0 157 93,0 20 85,0
Health and social services sector 15 80,0 157 93,0 20 85,0
Licentiate’s degree Fields of education, total 36 80,6 1 274 50,1 122 66,4
Renewable natural resources sector 3 100,0 84 40,5 16 62,5
Technology and transport sector 1 100,0 531 21,1 31 45,2
Administration and commerce sector 7 28,6 296 70,3 33 75,8
Health and social services sector 3 100,0 26 92,3 1 100,0
Culture 0 0,0 2 50,0 3 0,0
Humanities and education 22 90,9 334 77,2 38 81,6
Other 0 0,0 1 100,0 0 0,0
Doctoral degree Fields of education, total 1 716 51,2 18 253 52,9 1 884 51,8
Renewable natural resources sector 260 46,2 3 015 46,6 443 46,0
Technology and transport sector 338 26,9 4 169 29,6 438 29,7
Administration and commerce sector 363 55,9 3 512 54,6 262 56,5
Health and social services sector 311 59,5 2 946 69,6 412 66,0
Culture 54 55,6 525 58,1 34 32,4
Humanities and education 380 65,3 4 007 68,2 292 71,9
Other 10 20,0 79 10,1 3 0,0

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.5.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): University education [e-publication].
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