Appendix table 2. Most common occupational groups of new entrepreneurs aged 18 to 74 by gender and age in 2012 1)

Gender Occupational group New entrepreneurs 2) Age
18–29 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–
Total 7111 House builders 338 97 98 76 55 12
51202 Restaurant services supervisors and shift managers 314 83 96 87 44 4
5221 Shop keepers 308 47 97 92 65 7
5141 Hairdressers 303 177 88 30 6 2
5142 Beauticians and related workers 196 104 58 26 7 1
6130 Mixed crop and animal producers 191 100 28 22 33 8
2421 Management and organization analysts 175 21 42 52 50 10
61111 Crop growers 156 52 34 37 28 5
53294 Massage therapists and practical rehabilitation nurses 115 37 36 25 16 1
61211 Dairy and livestock producers 107 64 17 13 11 2
7231 Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers 105 30 38 24 13 0
3322 Commercial sales representatives 91 20 21 24 24 2
8342 Earthmoving and related plant operators 83 29 15 19 12 8
5151 Cleaning and housekeeping supervisors in offices, hotels and other establishments 80 17 26 20 14 3
3339 Business services agents not elsewhere classified 74 8 24 25 15 2
New entrepreneurs, total 8 537 2 517 2 419 1 838 1 418 345
Women 5141 Hairdressers 293 174 85 27 5 2
5142 Beauticians and related workers 194 103 58 25 7 1
5221 Shop keepers 184 24 69 53 34 4
51202 Restaurant services supervisors and shift managers 123 23 50 27 21 2
53294 Massage therapists and practical rehabilitation nurses 75 23 25 14 12 1
2421 Management and organization analysts 66 3 16 28 17 2
6130 Mixed crop and animal producers 56 23 15 10 8 0
61111 Crop growers 55 16 15 12 11 1
5151 Cleaning and housekeeping supervisors in offices, hotels and other establishments 52 12 14 15 8 3
5244 Contact centre salespersons 43 5 18 17 3 0
61211 Dairy and livestock producers 43 20 11 7 4 1
3423 Fitness and recreation instructors and program leaders 37 14 14 9 0 0
2643 Translators, interpreters and other linguists 30 11 11 1 7 0
3339 Business services agents not elsewhere classified 30 1 9 13 6 1
7531 Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and hatters 30 7 10 11 1 1
New entrepreneurs, women total 3 914 1 089 1 317 843 536 129
Men 7111 House builders 311 86 91 70 53 11
51202 Restaurant services supervisors and shift managers 191 60 46 60 23 2
6130 Mixed crop and animal producers 135 77 13 12 25 8
5221 Shop keepers 124 23 28 39 31 3
2421 Management and organization analysts 109 18 26 24 33 8
61111 Crop growers 101 36 19 25 17 4
7231 Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers 97 29 34 23 11 0
8342 Earthmoving and related plant operators 71 27 14 12 10 8
3322 Commercial sales representatives 64 15 11 18 18 2
61211 Dairy and livestock producers 64 44 6 6 7 1
5153 Building caretakers 57 22 13 12 10 0
2512 Software developers 52 17 18 12 5 0
3339 Business services agents not elsewhere classified 44 7 15 12 9 1
7115 Carpenters and joiners 44 6 15 14 9 0
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 43 18 9 8 8 0
New entrepreneurs, men total 4 623 1 428 1 102 995 882 216
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 entrepreneurs 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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