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Figure 27-1.  Percentage distribution of first university degrees awarded, by field of study and country: 2011

Percentage distribution of first university degrees awarded, by field of study and country: 2011

1 Includes social and behavioral sciences (ISCED97 31), journalism and information (ISCED97 32), business and administration (ISCED97 34), and law (ISCED97 38).
2 Includes life sciences (ISCED97 42), physical sciences (ISCED97 44), mathematics and statistics (ISCED97 46), computing (ISCED97 48), engineering and engineering trades (ISCED97 52), manufacturing and processing (ISCED97 54), and architecture and
building (ISCED97 58).
3 Includes arts (ISCED97 21) and humanities (ISCED97 22).
4 Includes teacher training (ISCED97 141) and education science (ISCED97 142).
5 Includes agriculture, forestry, and fishery (ISCED97 62); veterinary (ISCED97 64); health (ISCED97 72); social services (ISCED97 76); personal services (ISCED97 81); transport services (ISCED97 84); environmental protection (ISCED97 85); security services (ISCED97 86); and fields of study not known or unspecified.
NOTE: The fields of education shown follow the 1997 revision of the International Standard Classification of Education Major Field of Study (ISCED97 MFS) (UNESCO 1997). Programs that prepare students for advanced research and highly qualified professions are classified as first university degree programs, which correspond to ISCED97 level 5A. For more information on the ISCED97 levels, see appendix A in this report. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. (2013b). Education Database. Retrieved August 13, 2013, from http://stats.oecd.org.