Monday March 27, 2023

Students employment on rise

Published : 09 Feb 2023, 22:48

  DF Report
File Photo : Finnish National Agency for Education.

The employment rate of students grew by 2.9 percentage points in 2021 compared to the previous year, according to Statistics Finland.

There were 558,000 students aged 18 to 64 of whom 293,000, over half, were employed during their studies.

Working while studying grew most among students in general upper secondary education, where the employment rate went up by 7.3 percentage points.

Employment was most common in connection with studying for specialist vocational qualifications and for Master's degrees at universities of applied sciences.