Appendix table 1. Most common occupational groups among employed persons aged 18 to 74 with foreign origin in 2011 1)

Occupational code Occupational group Employed persons with foreign origin Share of employed persons by background country, % 2) 3)
Russian Federation / Former Soviet Union Estonia Former Yugoslavia China Others, total 4)
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 8 377 19,0 25,8 3,0 2,5 49,7
5223 Shop sales assistants 4 012 43,9 15,5 4,1 2,2 34,3
7111 House builders 2 808 20,0 51,9 4,6 0,1 23,4
51202 Restaurant services supervisors and shift managers 2 481 5,9 2,3 5,5 9,3 77,1
9333 Freight handlers 2 240 30,0 16,4 6,6 0,4 46,6
51 201 Cooks 1 953 15,1 6,1 2,3 9,1 67,4
8331 Bus and tram drivers 1 944 26,3 28,4 9,5 0,5 35,3
53213 Social work assistants 1 935 26,5 12,0 4,0 2,3 55,2
5131 Waiters 1 877 14,5 9,5 2,2 10,2 63,6
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 1 639 32,2 22,0 3,6 2,0 40,3
3322 Commercial sales representatives 1 398 40,2 8,9 1,5 6,7 42,8
9412 Kitchen helpers 1 353 19,0 8,3 4,3 2,9 65,6
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 1 295 39,5 35,4 2,3 .. ..
32211 Nurses 1 271 30,0 23,1 1,6 1,7 43,7
5246 Food service counter attendants 1 211 14,3 8,3 3,5 3,2 70,7
1) Occupational groups at the most detailed level of the Classification of Occupations 2010. Occupational data was unknown for some 6.9 percent of employed persons with foreign origin.
2) Largest background countries by the number of employed persons.
3) .. = Data not available or too uncertain for presentation, or subject to secrecy.
4) Some other background country apart from Russia or Former Soviet Union, Estonia, Former Yugoslavia, China or Finland.

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 6.11.2013

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