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Among the findings of this Eurostat report are:
- Participation in tertiary education is increasing more for women than for men;
- UK and German institutions are attracting the lion's share of foreign tertiary students;
- More female than male graduates in almost every Member State;
- Science and technology are male dominated disciplines;
- Finland has the highest proportion of tertiary educated people;
-The proportion of people working in S&T occupations is increasing in Europe;
- Scientists and engineers are male dominated professions.

The Statistics in Focus series is published regularly by Eurostat and provides up-to-date summaries of the main results of statistical surveys, studies and analyses. It consists of about four to eight pages per issue.

Additional information

Authors: STRACK G, Eurostat, Luxembourg (LU)
Bibliographic Reference: Statistics in Focus: Science and Technology - Theme 9 - Issue 5/2003, 8pp.
Availability: EUR-OP references: KS-NS-03-005-DE-C; KS-NS-03-005-EN-C ; KS-NS-03-005-FR-C Statistics in Focus can be downloaded free of charge from the Eurostat web site:
ISBN: ISSN: 1609-5995
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