Finland

Labour Market

Employment rates, by gender, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 67.4%70.6%

Female/male corporate board members, per cent, 2013
LandWomenMen
Finland 30%70%

Female/male leaders of corporate boards, per cent, 2013
LandWomenMen
Finland 4%96%

Gender pay gap, per cent, 2012
Land%
Finland 19.4% *

Part-time work among employed women and men 25-64 years old in the Nordic countries in 2012, per cent
LandWomenMen
Finland 15%7%

Unemployment, by gender, per cent, 2012
LandWomenMen
Finland 7.2%8.4%

Gender equality measures for employment in academia
Land
Finland Positive discrimination permitted *

Population

At-risk-of-poverty-rate, gender, per cent, 2012
LandWomenMen
Finland 13.6%12.9%

Life expectancy at birth, gender, number of years, 2012
LandWomenMen
Finland 83.477.5

Marriages and divorces, per 1000 individuals, 2012; includes only legally recognised relationships
LandMarriagesDivorces
Finland 5.32.4

Number of children per woman, 2012
Land
Finland 1.80 *

Health

Cause of death: accidents, per 100 000 individuals, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 3368

Cause of death: cancer, per 100 000 individuals, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 200230

Cause of death: cardiovascular disease, per 100 000 individuals, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 378373

Cause of death: suicide, per 100 000 individuals, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 727

Daily smokers, gender, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 15%22%

Healthy life years from birth, gender, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 58.258.5

Culture and media

Female and male share of director positions in premiere fiction films in the Nordic countries in 2012, per cent
LandWomenMen
Finland 15%85%

Female and male share of lead roles in premiere fiction films in the Nordic countries in 2012, per cent
LandWomenMen
Finland 35%65%

Female and male share of producer positions in premiere fiction films in the Nordic countries in 2012, per cent
LandWomenMen
Finland 13%87%

Female and male share of scriptwriter positions in premiere fiction films in the Nordic countries in 2012, per cent
LandWomenMen
Finland 21%79%

Proportion of female/male academic staff, grade D (Either postgraduate students not yet holding a PhD degree who are engaged as researchers or researchers working in posts that do not normally require a PhD), per cent, 2010
LandWomenMen
Finland 45%55%

Women and men as editor-in-chief of daily paid-for newspapers in the Nordic countries 2013/2014, per cent
LandWomenMen
Finland 37%63%

Politics

Female/male deputy leaders of political parties, per cent, 2014
LandWomenMen
Finland 60% (6/10)40% (4/10)

Female/male leaders of political parties, per cent, 2014
LandWomenMen
Finland 17% (1/6)83% (5/6)

Women/men in parliament, per cent, 2014
LandWomenMen
Finland 43%57%

Central agency for gender equality
LandYes/No
Finland No *

Gender equality measures for employment in academia
Land
Finland Positive discrimination permitted *

Gender equality measures targeting public committees, boards etc
Land
Finland Legislated representation at least 40% women/men (in effect from 1995) *

Introduction of gender-neutral marriage
LandYes/No (year)
Finland No *

Education and research

Academic degree in 15-74 age group, gender, per cent, 2011/2012
LandWomenMen
Finland 61.3%38.7%

Percentage of population aged 18–24 with at most a lower secondary education and not in further education or training, 2013
LandWomenMen
Finland 8.3%10.4%

Percentage of women and men as rectors at higher education institutions in the Nordic region in 2010
LandWomenMen
Finland 25%75%

Percentage of women and men on the research council boards in the Nordic region in 2010
LandWomenMen
Finland 45%55%

Proportion of female/male academic staff, grade A (The single highest grade/post at which research is normally conducted), per cent, 2010
LandWomenMen
Finland 24%76%

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
Finland 52%48%

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
Finland 52%48%

Proportion of female/male academic staff, grade D (Either postgraduate students not yet holding a PhD degree who are engaged as researchers or researchers working in posts that do not normally require a PhD), per cent, 2010
LandWomenMen
Finland 45%55%

Results of the PISA survey: mathematics, gender, scores, 2012
LandGirlsBoys
Finland 520517

Results of the PISA survey: reading, gender, scores, 2012
LandGirlsBoys
Finland 556494

Results of the PISA survey: science, gender, scores, 2012
LandGirlsBoys
Finland 554537

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Engineering, manufacturing and construction, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 8.4%42.1%

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Health and welfare, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 24.7%6.2%

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Humanities and arts, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 18.4%9.1%

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Science, mathematics and computing, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 7.2%13.6%

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Social sciences, business and law, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 25.4%20.3%

Tertiary level students by field of education and gender: Teacher training, education and science, per cent, 2011
LandWomenMen
Finland 7.4%2.2%

Violence

Number of reported rapes, per 100 000 individuals, 2010
Land
Finland 15.3 *

Number of women killed by a man they have or have had a close relationship with, average number per year 2004-2013 (Denmark 2008-2011)
Land
Finland 21 *

Surveys of gender-related violence
Land
Finland -

Social welfare

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
Finland 8.7% *

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
Finland 16627 *

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