Appendix table 1. Most common occupational groups in 2014 of persons that became unemployed in 2015 1)

Occupational group (AML 2010) Unemployed at the end of 2015 2) 3) Employed persons in 2014, total 5)
Total Women Men Young people aged under 29 Share of young people among all employed persons who became unemployed, % 4)
5223 Shop sales assistants 4,807 3,143 1,664 1,655 34.4 105,834
7111 House builders 2,749 124 2,625 804 29.2 32,242
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 2,559 2,021 538 621 24.3 44,122
9333 Freight handlers 2,354 409 1,945 752 31.9 35,176
4120 Secretaries (general) 2,203 1,868 335 244 11.1 39,005
7115 Carpenters and joiners 2,022 31 1,991 313 15.5 15,752
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 1,932 106 1,826 417 21.6 38,787
3322 Commercial sales representatives 1,628 601 1,027 110 6.8 39,947
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 1,594 1,293 301 315 19.8 18,825
51201 Cooks 1,467 901 566 518 35.3 22,254
5153 Building caretakers 1,447 160 1,287 256 17.7 26,288
53213 Social work assistants 1,447 1,245 202 392 27.1 43,245
9412 Kitchen helpers 1,376 1,072 304 389 28.3 17,253
7223 Metal working machine tool setters and operators 1,225 83 1,142 250 20.4 15,930
7231 Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers 1,080 43 1,037 340 31.5 23,538
7126 Plumbers and pipe fitters 1,008 22 986 350 34.7 13,204
5312 Teachers' aides 1,006 860 146 148 14.7 12,050
7233 Agricultural and industrial machinery mechanics and repairers 977 22 955 175 17.9 17,849
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 969 924 45 233 24.0 27,165
53221 Household service workers 877 789 88 194 22.1 21,054
Total 100,946 45,433 55,513 21,612 21.4 2,274,076
Unknown 4,436 2,085 2,351 1,406 31.7 81,301
1) The occupational groups are in accordance with the Classification of Occupations 2010.
2) Unemployed at the end of 2015 of the persons aged 18 to 74 employed in 2014.
3) Of all employed persons in 2014 who became unemployed in 2015 the data on occupations remained unknown for around 4.4 per cent.
4) Share of young people aged under 29 who became unemployed in 2015 among all persons who became unemployed in 2015 by occupational group.
5) In 2014, the data on occupations remained unknown for 3.6 per cent of all employed persons aged 18 to 74.

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 04.11.2016

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