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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, March

Appendix table 50. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector and sex in 2015 - 2017

  Year Change Change
2015 2016 2017 2016/2017 2016/2017
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Employer sector          
Both sexes Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 437 2 448 2 473 25 1,0
Private sector 1 759 1 783 1 794 10 0,6
Public sector 668 657 674 17 2,5
- central government 136 129 141 12 9,4
- local government 532 528 533 4 0,8
Males Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 1 249 1 267 1 282 16 1,2
Private sector 1 062 1 080 1 087 7 0,6
Public sector 183 183 193 10 5,2
- central government 68 65 68 2 3,5
- local government 115 118 125 7 6,2
Females Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 1 188 1 182 1 191 9 0,8
Private sector 697 703 707 4 0,5
Public sector 485 474 481 7 1,5
- central government 68 64 73 10 15,5
- local government 417 411 408 -3 -0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2017, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.1.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2017, Appendix table 50. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector and sex in 2015 - 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.5.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2017/12/tyti_2017_12_2018-01-25_tau_050_en.html

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