Labour market

Academic degree in 15-74 age group, gender, per cent, 2011/2012
LandWomenMen
Denmark 57.6%42.4%
Finland 61.3%38.7%
Iceland 66.8%33.2%
Norway 61.0%39.0%
Sweden 62.9%37.1%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland 74.7%25.3%
Åland Islands 53.2%46.8%

At-risk-of-poverty-rate, gender, per cent, 2012
LandWomenMen
Denmark 12.9%13.3%
Finland 13.6%12.9%
Iceland 7.5%8.4%
Norway 10.5%9.6%
Sweden 15.6%12.6%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland --
Åland Islands --

Cause of death: accidents, per 100 000 individuals, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 1624
Finland 3368
Iceland 1625
Norway 3441
Sweden 2636
Faroe Islands 1363
Greenland 3860
Åland Islands 2161

Cause of death: cancer, per 100 000 individuals, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 256288
Finland 200230
Iceland 160192
Norway 203235
Sweden 218242
Faroe Islands 201182
Greenland 227208
Åland Islands 242279

Cause of death: cardiovascular disease, per 100 000 individuals, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 239231
Finland 378373
Iceland 221236
Norway 281242
Sweden 386353
Faroe Islands 244261
Greenland 136131
Åland Islands 400332

Cause of death: suicide, per 100 000 individuals, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 516
Finland 727
Iceland 418
Norway 718
Sweden 717
Faroe Islands 18
Greenland 27100
Åland Islands 1312

Maternity and parental allowance in connection with pregnancy, child delivery and adoption, number of days (in thousands) with maternity and parental allowance, per cent of days recorded for men, 2012
LandMen
Denmark 7.4% *
Finland 8.7% *
Iceland 28.4% *
Norway 19.8% *
Sweden 25.1% *
Faroe Islands - *
Greenland - *
Åland Islands - *

Maternity and parental allowance in connection with pregnancy, child delivery and adoption, number of days (in thousands) with maternity and parental allowance, total number of days, 2012
Land
Denmark 20755 *
Finland 16627 *
Iceland 1067 *
Norway 12784 *
Sweden 52496 *
Faroe Islands - *
Greenland - *
Åland Islands - *

Percentage of population aged 18–24 with at most a lower secondary education and not in further education or training, 2013
LandWomenMen
Denmark 6.2%9.9%
Finland 8.3%10.4%
Iceland 16.4%24.4%
Norway 11.6%15.7%
Sweden 6.2%7.9%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland --
Åland Islands --

Percentage of women and men as rectors at higher education institutions in the Nordic region in 2010
LandWomenMen
Denmark 14%86%
Finland 25%75%
Iceland 20%80%
Norway 32%68%
Sweden 27%73%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland --
Åland Islands --

Percentage of women and men on the research council boards in the Nordic region in 2010
LandWomenMen
Denmark 35%65%
Finland 45%55%
Iceland 40%60%
Norway 46%54%
Sweden 49%51%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland --
Åland Islands --

Proportion of female/male academic staff, grade A (The single highest grade/post at which research is normally conducted), per cent, 2010
LandWomenMen
Denmark 15%85%
Finland 24%76%
Iceland 24%76%
Norway 21%79%
Sweden 20%80%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland --
Åland Islands --

Proportion of female/male academic staff, grade B (Researchers working in positions not as senior as top position (A) but more senior than newly qualified PhD holders), per cent, 2010
LandWomenMen
Denmark 29%71%
Finland 52%48%
Iceland 36%64%
Norway 37%63%
Sweden 48%52%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland --
Åland Islands --

Proportion of female/male academic staff, grade C (The first grade/post into which a newly qualified PhD graduate would normally be recruited), per cent, 2010
LandWomenMen
Denmark 38%62%
Finland 52%48%
Iceland 49%51%
Norway 48%52%
Sweden 43%57%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland --
Åland Islands --

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Engineering, manufacturing and construction, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 6.3%16.4%
Finland 8.4%42.1%
Iceland 4.6%17.0%
Norway 3.5%15.1%
Sweden 8.1%29.1%
Faroe Islands 0.0%0.0%
Greenland 1.3%6.2%
Åland Islands --

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Health and welfare, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 28.9%9.7%
Finland 24.7%6.2%
Iceland 18.5%4.8%
Norway 26.9%9.1%
Sweden 23.1%8.9%
Faroe Islands --
Greenland 7.3%3.4%
Åland Islands --

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Humanities and arts, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 14.1%11.0%
Finland 18.4%9.1%
Iceland 15.0%14.4%
Norway 10.3%10.5%
Sweden 13.9%12.8%
Faroe Islands 14.9%4.4%
Greenland 21.0%29.2%
Åland Islands --

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Science, mathematics and computing, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 5.2%13.0%
Finland 7.2%13.6%
Iceland 5.2%14.9%
Norway 4.9%13.9%
Sweden 6.5%13.1%
Faroe Islands 6.1%18.8%
Greenland 0.0%0.0%
Åland Islands --

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Social sciences, business and law, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 30.8%37.4%
Finland 25.4%20.3%
Iceland 34.6%38.5%
Norway 30.4%33.7%
Sweden 28.0%25.5%
Faroe Islands 16.4%17.7%
Greenland 8.0%16.9%
Åland Islands --

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Teacher training, education and science, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Denmark 12.1%6.6%
Finland 7.4%2.2%
Iceland 18.8%7.9%
Norway 18.4%9.0%
Sweden 16.8%7.1%
Faroe Islands 62.6%19.2%
Greenland 54.9%32.0%
Åland Islands --

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