Labour market » Labour status of young (15–26 y. o.) people : Labour status of young (15–26 y. o.) people by level of education

The number of young (15–26 y. o.) people in labour force (unemployed and employed) and the number of inactive young people.

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, 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
Labour status Level of education (labour market) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Labour force Total 105000 102000 104100 109300 104400 99700 102000 99400 90500 88900
Labour force Primary education or lower 20800 22500 25300 24400 22500 19100 18900 19500 16500 15900
Labour force Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 58800 57400 57600 65600 62500 60900 61700 57700 51100 51500
Labour force Higher education 25400 22100 21200 19300 19300 19700 21400 22300 23000 21500
employed Total 91600 91800 94800 98500 79100 71700 82900 82100 76100 76500
employed Primary education or lower 16100 18800 20800 20300 12900 10400 13800 13300 12800 12600
employed Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 51200 51700 53600 59800 48300 44100 50300 48100 42900 44600
employed Higher education 24400 21300 20400 18500 17900 17300 18800 20600 20400 19300
unemployed Total 13400 10300 9300 10700 25200 27900 19100 17400 14400 12400
unemployed Primary education or lower 4800 3800 4500 4200 9600 8700 5100 6100 3700 3300
unemployed Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 7600 5700 4000 5800 14200 16800 11400 9500 8200 6900
unemployed Higher education .. .. .. .. 1400 2400 2600 1700 2600 2200
Inactive Total 137600 135100 128900 122700 121700 119400 111300 106400 102100 97300
Inactive Primary education or lower 89800 90200 85200 82800 76500 72100 64900 62000 59900 56500
Inactive Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 43100 40700 39300 34500 39700 40600 40400 38100 37100 36100
Inactive Higher education 4700 4300 4400 5300 5500 6700 5900 6200 5000 4700
Labour force and inactive total Total 242600 237100 233000 232000 226100 219000 213300 205800 192600 186200
Labour force and inactive total Primary education or lower 110700 112700 110500 107300 99100 91100 83800 81500 76400 72500
Labour force and inactive total Secondary education, post-secondary level and tertiary education 101800 98000 97000 100100 102300 101500 102100 95800 88200 87600
Labour force and inactive total Higher education 30100 26400 25600 24600 24800 26400 27400 28500 28000 26200