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Third-cycle new entrants, third-cycle students and doctoral degrees by fields of research and development 2021

Fields of research and development Third-cycle new entrants Third-cycle students Doctoral degrees
  Total Women % Men % Total Women % Men % Total
Total 3 082 51 49 17 371 51 49 2 667 47 53
Natural sciences 723 41 59 3 835 39 61 623 38 62
Engineering and Technology 592 35 65 3 281 36 64 524 31 69
Medical and Health Sciences 1 101 61 39 6 054 61 39 921 59 41
Agricultural and Veterinary sciences 50 62 38 299 60 40 40 53 48
Social Sciences 472 60 40 2 882 59 41 409 55 45
Humanities and the Arts 144 60 40 1 021 57 43 150 55 45

1) Numbers are preliminary due to delays in reports from higher education institutions.

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Swedish Higher Education Authority

Last updated
2022-04-13

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