Labour market » Education of young people participated in labour force: Education of young (15–24 y. o.) people in the labour market by gender

Level of education (primary, secondary or tertiary education) of young (15–24 y. o.) people in labour market.

Below upper secondary education 0–2
less than primary education 0, primary education 1
basic education 2A
vocational education for youngsters without basic education 2C
Upper secondary education 3
general secondary education 3A
vocational secondary education based on basic education 3B
professional secondary education based on basic education 3A
vocational training based on basic education 3C
Post-secondary non-tertiary education 4
vocational secondary education based on secondary education 4B
Tertiary education 5–6
academic higher education (Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree) 5A
professional higher education (professional higher education, diploma study, vocational higher education) 5B
professional secondary education based on secondary education 5B
Doctor’al degree 6

Unit: number

Disaggregated by: year, age group, gender, labour status, level of education

Source: Statistics Estonia, Estonian Labour Force Survey (LFS)

Note: The data for 2000–2012 has been revised based on corrected population numbers from Estonian Office of Statistics. More information regarding methodology of labour force survey calculations is available here: http://www.stat.ee/76254 (Estonian language)

Year
Gender Labour status Age group Level of education (labour market) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Males and females Labour force 15-24 Total 71600 70800 74100 78100 72100 67100 68300 65900 61000 56400 56700 56900 58700
Males and females Labour force 15-24 Primary education or lower 16300 18300 20800 20800 18700 15000 15100 15500 12600 12200 13400 12900 13000
Males and females Labour force 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 42700 42900 43000 48000 43900 42600 43700 42100 38700 35600 34900 36700 38600
Males and females Labour force 15-24 Higher education 12500 9600 10400 9300 9500 9500 9500 8300 9800 8600 8400 7300 7000
Males and females Labour force 15-24 education after secondary education 1900 2300 2400 1900 1700 .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Males and females Labour force 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 10600 7200 8000 7300 7800 8300 8400 7800 9800 8600 8400 7300 7000
Males and females employed 15-24 Total 60700 62300 66600 68700 52400 45000 53000 52100 49600 48000 49300 49300 51600
Males and females employed 15-24 Primary education or lower 12600 15100 16900 16900 10500 8000 10400 10500 9700 9700 11100 10100 10800
Males and females employed 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 36400 38200 39900 43100 33200 29300 34600 34300 31700 30800 30600 32500 34100
Males and females employed 15-24 Higher education 11700 9000 9900 8600 8700 7700 8000 7400 8200 7500 7600 6700 6700
Males and females employed 15-24 education after secondary education 1900 2200 2300 1600 1700 .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Males and females employed 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 9800 6700 7500 7000 7000 6800 6900 7000 8200 7500 7600 6700 6700
Males and females unemployed 15-24 Total 10800 8600 7500 9400 19800 22100 15300 13700 11400 8400 7400 7600 7100
Males and females unemployed 15-24 Primary education or lower 3700 3200 3900 3800 8200 7000 4600 5000 2800 2500 2300 2800 2300
Males and females unemployed 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 6300 4800 3100 4900 10700 13300 9100 7800 6900 4900 4300 4200 4500
Males and females unemployed 15-24 Higher education .. .. .. .. .. 1800 1500 1000 1600 .. .. - -
Males and females unemployed 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Males and females unemployed 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree .. .. .. .. .. 1500 1500 .. 1600 .. .. - -
Males and females Inactive 15-24 Total 130200 129600 122800 115500 115200 113300 104900 99400 95200 90500 81600 77500 71300
Males and females Inactive 15-24 Primary education or lower 89000 88400 83200 81300 75200 71000 63700 60600 58500 55300 52600 50700 49300
Males and females Inactive 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 38600 38100 37100 31600 36400 37200 37100 34600 33800 32100 26700 23100 20300
Males and females Inactive 15-24 Higher education 2700 3100 2600 2500 3700 5100 4100 4200 2900 3200 2200 3600 1600
Males and females Inactive 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Males and females Inactive 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 1700 2100 2100 2200 3500 5000 4100 4000 2900 3200 2200 3600 1600
Males and females Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Total 207700 210200 207300 203500 196300 188100 180000 171700 - - - - -
Males and females Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Primary education or lower 109200 111900 108700 106100 97600 89000 81100 78100 - - - - -
Males and females Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 83800 84700 85100 84900 84700 83600 84500 80400 - - - - -
Males and females Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Higher education 14700 13600 13600 12500 14000 15500 14500 13200 - - - - -
Males and females Labour force and inactive total 15-24 education after secondary education 3200 3500 2900 2500 2100 1400 - - - - - - -
Males and females Labour force and inactive total 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 11500 10100 10700 10000 11900 14100 13300 12500 - - - - -
Male Labour force 15-24 Total 41400 41300 43400 43200 41200 37300 37800 36100 32200 30100 31500 30700 31900
Male Labour force 15-24 Primary education or lower 11500 14000 15100 14200 13100 10600 9800 10500 8700 8900 8800 8300 8200
Male Labour force 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 24400 25000 24900 26100 24700 24000 24600 23600 20700 19200 19400 20200 21900
Male Labour force 15-24 Higher education 5500 2300 3400 2900 3400 2700 3300 2000 2800 2000 3300 2100 1700
Male Labour force 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. 1100 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Male Labour force 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 4100 1400 2300 2100 2600 2300 3000 1800 2800 2000 3300 2100 1700
Male employed 15-24 Total 34700 37200 38100 37800 28200 24000 28800 27900 26500 24300 27100 25800 27500
Male employed 15-24 Primary education or lower 8900 11800 12100 11800 7300 5700 6600 7200 6800 6800 7300 6500 6600
Male employed 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 20600 23200 22700 23400 17800 16000 19100 18900 17400 16100 16600 17300 19200
Male employed 15-24 Higher education 5200 2200 3300 2600 3100 2400 3000 1800 2300 1400 3200 2000 1600
Male employed 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. 1100 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Male employed 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 3900 1400 2200 2000 2500 2000 2800 1700 2300 1400 3200 2000 1600
Male unemployed 15-24 Total 6700 4100 5300 5500 13000 13300 9000 8200 5700 5800 4300 4900 4400
Male unemployed 15-24 Primary education or lower 2600 2300 3000 2300 5800 5000 3200 3300 1900 2100 1500 1900 1600
Male unemployed 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 3800 1800 2200 2800 6900 8000 5500 4700 3300 3100 2800 2900 2700
Male unemployed 15-24 Higher education .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - - -
Male unemployed 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - - -
Male unemployed 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Male Inactive 15-24 Total 62500 62000 57900 56400 55200 55700 51400 49000 48300 45700 39700 38400 34800
Male Inactive 15-24 Primary education or lower 46100 46100 43400 42600 38400 36700 32300 31000 30500 29000 26600 26400 25300
Male Inactive 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 15900 15100 13900 12800 16200 17300 18000 16500 16600 15600 12200 10600 9100
Male Inactive 15-24 Higher education .. .. .. .. .. 1700 1200 1500 1200 1000 1000 1500 -
Male Inactive 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Male Inactive 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree .. .. .. .. .. 1500 1200 1500 1200 1000 1000 1500 -
Male Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Total 105900 107300 105800 103900 100300 96200 92200 87900 - - - - -
Male Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Primary education or lower 59200 62400 60600 58500 53400 49000 43200 42800 - - - - -
Male Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 40900 41800 40900 41200 42500 42600 44200 41500 - - - - -
Male Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Higher education 5800 3100 4200 4200 4400 4600 4800 3700 - - - - -
Male Labour force and inactive total 15-24 education after secondary education 1600 1000 1200 1100 - - - - - - - - -
Male Labour force and inactive total 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 4100 2100 3000 3100 3500 4100 4500 3500 - - - - -
Female Labour force 15-24 Total 30200 29500 30700 34800 30900 29900 30500 29800 28800 26300 25300 26300 26800
Female Labour force 15-24 Primary education or lower 4900 4300 5600 6600 5600 4300 5200 4900 3800 3300 4600 4600 4800
Female Labour force 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 18300 17900 18100 21900 19200 18700 19100 18500 18000 16400 15500 16500 16700
Female Labour force 15-24 Higher education 7100 7300 7000 6300 6100 6900 6200 6300 7000 6600 5100 5200 5300
Female Labour force 15-24 education after secondary education .. 1400 1300 1100 .. .. .. .. .. .. - - -
Female Labour force 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 6500 5800 5700 5200 5100 6000 5400 6000 7000 6600 5100 5200 5300
Female employed 15-24 Total 26000 25100 28500 30900 24200 21100 24200 24300 23200 23700 22200 23500 24100
Female employed 15-24 Primary education or lower 3700 3400 4800 5100 3200 2400 3800 3300 2900 2900 3800 3600 4200
Female employed 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 15800 14900 17200 19700 15400 13300 15500 15400 14400 14700 13900 15300 14900
Female employed 15-24 Higher education 6500 6800 6600 6000 5600 5400 4900 5600 5900 6100 4400 4600 5100
Female employed 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. 1200 1100 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Female employed 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 6000 5400 5300 5000 4600 4800 4200 5300 5900 6100 4400 4600 5100
Female unemployed 15-24 Total 4200 4500 2200 3900 6800 8800 6300 5500 5700 2600 3100 2800 2700
Female unemployed 15-24 Primary education or lower .. 1000 900 1500 2400 2000 1400 1700 .. .. 800 1000 -
Female unemployed 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 2500 3000 900 2200 3800 5300 3600 3100 3600 1800 1600 1200 1800
Female unemployed 15-24 Higher education .. .. .. .. .. 1500 1200 .. .. .. .. - -
Female unemployed 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Female unemployed 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree .. .. .. .. .. .. 1200 .. .. .. .. - -
Female Inactive 15-24 Total 67700 67600 64900 59100 60000 57700 53500 50400 46900 44900 41800 39000 36400
Female Inactive 15-24 Primary education or lower 42900 42400 39800 38800 36700 34300 31400 29600 28100 26300 26100 24400 24100
Female Inactive 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 22700 23000 23200 18900 20200 19900 19100 18100 17100 16500 14600 12600 11300
Female Inactive 15-24 Higher education 2100 2300 2000 1500 3000 3400 3000 2700 1700 2100 1200 2100 1100
Female Inactive 15-24 education after secondary education .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. - -
Female Inactive 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree .. 1500 1600 1400 3000 3400 2900 2500 1700 2100 1200 2100 1100
Female Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Total 101800 102900 101600 99600 96000 91900 87900 83800 - - - - -
Female Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Primary education or lower 50000 49500 48000 47600 44200 40000 37900 35300 - - - - -
Female Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 42900 42900 44200 43700 42200 41000 40300 38900 - - - - -
Female Labour force and inactive total 15-24 Higher education 8900 10500 9400 8300 9600 10900 9600 9600 - - - - -
Female Labour force and inactive total 15-24 education after secondary education 1500 2500 1700 1400 - - - - - - - - -
Female Labour force and inactive total 15-24 higher education, master's and doctoral degree 7400 8000 7700 6900 8500 10000 8800 9000 - - - - -