Official Statistics of Finland

Culture

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Number of persons working in cultural occupations and industries decreased in 2020 from the year before
15 Jun 2021
Due to the corona pandemic, the development of employment in the fields of culture was poor in 2020. After the positive development that has continued since 2017, employment weakened especially in cultural industries. According to the Labour Force Survey, employment in cultural industries was around 111,000 in 2020 (95% confidence interval ±3,300). The drop from the previous year amounted to around 5.6 per cent (Figure 1). The employment of those working in cultural occupations as their main job weakened less, by around 2.6 per cent, than that of those working in other cultural occupations, whose employment decreased by some 13 per cent.

Description: Cultural statistics describe production, supply, finances, public support, labour force, education, interest and consumption in various fields of arts and culture. The data are used to produce the cultural table service and its statistical reviews and the basic publication concerning cultural employment and StatFin tables containing data on cultural occupations and regional data on Statistics Finland’s website. In addition, articles are published in the Tieto&Trends periodical and in other forums.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Culture [e-publication].
ISSN=2341-7404. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.7.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/klt/index_en.html