Official Statistics of Finland

University education

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Women completed nearly 60 per cent of all university degrees in 2018
09 May 2019
According to Statistics Finland's Education Statistics, around 30,800 university degrees were completed in 2018, which is just under 250 fewer than in the previous year. For the third successive year, the number of lower university degrees decreased, by three per cent year-on-year. By contrast, slightly more higher university degrees and doctorate degrees were completed than in the year before. Women's share of all those who had completed a university degree was 58 per cent and 51 per cent of those who had completed a doctorate degree.

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Description: The statistics on university education contain data on new students, students and attained degrees in university education leading to a degree.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): University education [e-publication].
ISSN=2324-0148. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
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