20-29-year-olds without post-comprehensive level educational qualification

Updated: 2 Nov 2017
Next update: 2 Nov 2018
   

In 2016, there were 115,071 persons aged 20 to 29 with only basic level education, making up 17 per cent of the age group. Among men, 19 per cent of the age group had only basic level education and 15 per cent among women. The share of those with only basic level education was at its lowest at the beginning of the 2000s when it was 16 per cent. The number of persons aged 20 to 29 with only basic level education was highest in Uusimaa, where 21 per cent of the age group had no post-comprehensive level qualification. The share of persons with only basic level education was lowest in South Ostrobothnia, where 12 per cent of those aged 20 to 29 had no post-comprehensive level qualification.