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Number of jobs fell in relative terms most in accommodation and food service activities in the first corona year 2020

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According to Statistics Finland's employment statistics, the number of jobs was 88,900 lower at the end of 2020 than in the year before. The number of jobs fell most in manufacturing (-19,100), accommodation and food service activities (-19,000), and transportation and storage (-16,100). In relative terms, the number of jobs fell most in accommodation and food service activities. At the end of 2020, the number of jobs in the industry was 71,000, which was 21 % lower than one year earlier.

Horizontal bar chart on the number of jobs by industry in 2019 and 2020. The number of jobs fell most in manufacturing (-19,100), accommodation and food service activities (-19,000), and transportation and storage (-16,100).

Key points

  • At the end of 2020, there were nearly 90,000 fewer jobs than in the year before.
  • The number of jobs fell in relative terms most in accommodation and food service activities (-21%), transportation and storage (-12%), and arts, entertainment and recreation (-12%).
  • There were large differences between municipalities: The number of jobs fell by around 10 % in Vantaa and by close on 1 % in Oulu.

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