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HRSTE personnel

HRSTE personnel (human resources in science and technology - education, highly educated) comprise employees who have at least the lowest level of tertiary degree.

Tertiary degrees refer to degrees obtained at the following levels of education (Statistics Finland: Classification of Education, Handbooks 1, Helsinki):
5 Lowest level of tertiary education
6 Lower-degree level of tertiary education
7 Higher-degree level of tertiary education
8 Doctorate or equivalent level of tertiary education



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Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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