Appendix table 1. Most common occupational groups of new employed persons aged 18 to 74 by gender and age in 2012 1)

Gender Age       Occupational group New employed persons 2)
Total 18–29 5223 Shop sales assistants 11 885
9333 Freight handlers 3 970
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 3 275
53213 Social work assistants 2 935
9412 Kitchen helpers 2 704
7111 House builders 2 245
5230 Cashiers and ticket clerks 2 084
4110 General office clerks 1 931
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 1 754
5246 Food service counter attendants 1 715
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 1 562
5131 Waiters 1 537
51201 (Not more specifically classified) Cooks 1 491
44121 Mail carriers 1 269
9313 Building construction labourers 1 263
Total in the age group 112 269
30–39 5223 Shop sales assistants 1 458
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 843
53213 Social work assistants 812
4120 Secretaries (general) 736
7111 House builders 661
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 577
32211 Nurses 526
9412 Kitchen helpers 481
9333 Freight handlers 478
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 455
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 448
51201 (Not more specifically classified) Cooks 418
53219 Other practical nurses 386
3322 Commercial sales representatives 360
5312 Teachers' aides 348
Total in the age group 32 545
40–49 5223 Shop sales assistants 827
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 763
4120 Secretaries (general) 698
53213 Social work assistants 630
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 547
7111 House builders 480
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 470
9412 Kitchen helpers 427
5153 Building caretakers 412
7115 Carpenters and joiners 409
5312 Teachers' aides 383
53221 Household service workers 314
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 312
3322 Commercial sales representatives 299
9333 Freight handlers 282
Total in the age group 23 162
50–59 91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 748
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 732
4120 Secretaries (general) 570
5153 Building caretakers 533
53213 Social work assistants 524
5223 Shop sales assistants 518
7115 Carpenters and joiners 487
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 429
7111 House builders 428
9412 Kitchen helpers 410
53221 Household service workers 321
3322 Commercial sales representatives 260
5312 Teachers' aides 243
9333 Freight handlers 214
8322 Car, taxi and van drivers 212
Total in the age group 20 016
60– 5223 Shop sales assistants 272
5153 Building caretakers 269
53213 Social work assistants 250
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 220
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 206
7111 House builders 188
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 169
53219 Other practical nurses 146
23592 Other teaching professionals 135
4120 Secretaries (general) 133
32211 Nurses 129
8322 Car, taxi and van drivers 129
7115 Carpenters and joiners 117
8342 Earthmoving and related plant operators 116
34139 Other religious associate professionals 102
Total in the age group 8 631
New employed persons, total 196 623
Women 18–29 5223 Shop sales assistants 8 069
53213 Social work assistants 2 593
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 2 373
9412 Kitchen helpers 2 038
5230 Cashiers and ticket clerks 1 574
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 1 405
5246 Food service counter attendants 1 320
5131 Waiters 1 135
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 1 123
32211 Nurses 1 074
53219 Other practical nurses 1 057
4110 General office clerks 1 005
51201 (Not more specifically classified) Cooks 893
9333 Freight handlers 777
4120 Secretaries (general) 769
Total in the age group, women 56 983
30–39 5223 Shop sales assistants 1 096
53213 Social work assistants 712
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 662
4120 Secretaries (general) 625
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 554
32211 Nurses 479
9412 Kitchen helpers 373
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 361
53219 Other practical nurses 338
5312 Teachers' aides 309
53221 Household service workers 294
2342 Early childhood educators 272
34121 Social instructors 272
51201 (Not more specifically classified) Cooks 254
23304 Other secondary education teaching professionals 234
Total in the age group, women 18 805
40–49 91121 Office cleaners, etc. 666
4120 Secretaries (general) 630
5223 Shop sales assistants 595
53213 Social work assistants 554
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 477
9412 Kitchen helpers 362
5312 Teachers' aides 354
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 296
53221 Household service workers 288
53219 Other practical nurses 243
32211 Nurses 240
51201 (Not more specifically classified) Cooks 171
34121 Social instructors 166
3313 Accounting associate professionals 152
91124 Kindergarten assistants 145
Total in the age group, women 12 373
50–59 91121 Office cleaners, etc. 664
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 653
4120 Secretaries (general) 512
53213 Social work assistants 463
5223 Shop sales assistants 366
9412 Kitchen helpers 358
53221 Household service workers 294
5312 Teachers' aides 212
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 199
91124 Kindergarten assistants 166
53219 Other practical nurses 164
51201 (Not more specifically classified) Cooks 160
34121 Social instructors 141
32211 Nurses 136
3313 Accounting associate professionals 128
Total in the age group, women 9 725
60– 53213 Social work assistants 236
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 200
5223 Shop sales assistants 152
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 152
53219 Other practical nurses 141
32211 Nurses 125
4120 Secretaries (general) 105
53221 Household service workers 99
23592 Other teaching professionals 76
53222 Personal care workers, family carers, etc. 71
9412 Kitchen helpers 65
5153 Building caretakers 62
51201 (Not more specifically classified) Cooks 54
34139 Other religious associate professionals 51
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 48
Total in the age group, women 3 850
New employed persons total, women 101 736
Men 18–29 5223 Shop sales assistants 3 816
9333 Freight handlers 3 193
7111 House builders 2 096
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 1 460
7231 Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers 1 101
9313 Building construction labourers 1 034
4110 General office clerks 926
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 902
5414 Security guards 897
7126 Plumbers and pipe fitters 808
5153 Building caretakers 766
44121 Mail carriers 756
7412 Electrical mechanics and fitters 747
7411 Building and related electricians 685
8160 Food and related products machine operators 673
Total in the age group, men 55 286
30–39 7111 House builders 616
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 402
9333 Freight handlers 363
5223 Shop sales assistants 362
7115 Carpenters and joiners 309
5153 Building caretakers 241
7231 Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers 238
3322 Commercial sales representatives 189
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 181
8342 Earthmoving and related plant operators 179
7126 Plumbers and pipe fitters 178
7223 Metal working machine tool setters and operators 173
51201 (Not more specifically classified) Cooks 164
8322 Car, taxi and van drivers 154
7212 Welders and flamecutters 151
Total in the age group, men 13 740
40–49 7111 House builders 444
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 437
7115 Carpenters and joiners 402
5153 Building caretakers 355
5223 Shop sales assistants 232
9333 Freight handlers 230
3322 Commercial sales representatives 172
8342 Earthmoving and related plant operators 170
7212 Welders and flamecutters 162
8331 Bus and tram drivers 159
8322 Car, taxi and van drivers 152
7126 Plumbers and pipe fitters 148
7233 Agricultural and industrial machinery mechanics and repairers 146
7231 Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers 145
7131 Painters and related workers 131
Total in the age group, men 10 789
50–59 7115 Carpenters and joiners 486
5153 Building caretakers 484
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 414
7111 House builders 409
8322 Car, taxi and van drivers 194
7212 Welders and flamecutters 192
3322 Commercial sales representatives 182
8342 Earthmoving and related plant operators 180
9333 Freight handlers 169
8331 Bus and tram drivers 156
5223 Shop sales assistants 152
7126 Plumbers and pipe fitters 152
7233 Agricultural and industrial machinery mechanics and repairers 151
9313 Building construction labourers 128
9312 Civil engineering labourers 124
Total in the age group, men 10 291
60– 5153 Building caretakers 207
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 194
7111 House builders 175
5223 Shop sales assistants 120
7115 Carpenters and joiners 117
8322 Car, taxi and van drivers 117
8342 Earthmoving and related plant operators 113
8331 Bus and tram drivers 94
7126 Plumbers and pipe fitters 71
3322 Commercial sales representatives 69
9312 Civil engineering labourers 68
7212 Welders and flamecutters 65
23592 Other teaching professionals 59
7233 Agricultural and industrial machinery mechanics and repairers 58
6210 Forestry and related workers 55
Total in the age group, men 4 781
New employed persons total, men 94 887
1) The occupational groups are in accordance with the Classification of Occupations 2010. Occupational data were unknown for 11.5 per cent of new employed persons.
2) New employed persons in 2012 were employed who, according to Statistics Finland's employment statistics, have not been employed in 2011.

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 06.11.2014

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