Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Share of professionals biggest for Germans and Indians
02 Nov 2018
According to Statistics Finland's employment statistics, the ten biggest occupational groups of employed persons with German and Indian background included several professional level occupational groups in 2016. Forty-three per cent of those with German background and 40 per cent of those with Indian background worked as professionals. In absolute numbers, most professionals with foreign background were of Russian background, 5,100 persons.

Next release:
17 Dec 2018

Description: Employment statistics are annual statistics providing data by region on the population’s economic activity and employment. The population for the statistics is the permanently resident population in the country on the last day of the year. The data are mainly derived from administrative registers and statistical data files. The unit-specific data of the employment statistics are confidential by virtue of the Statistics Act. Data can be compiled by all regional divisions based on municipalities and co-ordinates and by postal code areas.
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Keywords: dependency ratio, employed persons, employment, entrepreneurs, foreigners, industrial structure, industries, labour force, nationality, occupations, population, private sector, public sector, risk of unemployment, socio-economic group, status in employment, unemployed, unemployment, workplaces.
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Change: The new Classification of Occupations will be introduced in the employment statistics in November 2012
28 Sep 2011
The new Classification of Occupations 2010 will be taken into use in the annual statistics for 2010 in November 2012.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.12.2018].
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