Appendix table 2. Most common occupational groups among employed persons aged 18 to 74 with foreign origin in 2011 by background country 1)

Background country Occupational group (3-digit level) Employed persons Men, % 2) Employed persons of foreign origin, % Of all employed persons, %
Russian Federation / Former Soviet Union 911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 2 400 13,8 21,3 3,1
522 Shop salespersons 1 952 20,6 42,1 1,5
532 Personal care workers in health services 1 119 5,3 27,7 1,0
833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 1 023 92,2 31,6 1,9
711 Building frame and related trades workers 848 92,2 21,0 1,4
332 Sales and purchasing agents and brokers 692 46,4 39,3 1,1
933 Transport and storage labourers 681 66,4 29,9 1,9
221 Medical doctors 606 32,7 40,9 3,2
333 Business services agents 555 40,2 60,7 2,9
412 Secretaries (general) 532 8,8 48,0 1,1
Estonia 911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 2 800 9,2 24,8 3,6
711 Building frame and related trades workers 2 001 95,0 49,6 3,4
833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 1 011 96,5 31,2 1,9
522 Shop salespersons 675 20,0 14,6 0,5
532 Personal care workers in health services 522 3,6 12,9 0,5
712 Building finishers and related trades workers 473 97,7 42,2 1,8
933 Transport and storage labourers 378 67,5 16,6 1,1
612 Animal producers 356 48,9 34,7 1,6
322 Nursing and midwifery associate professionals 306 2,9 22,5 0,5
515 Building and housekeeping supervisors 303 47,2 22,5 1,0
Former Yugoslavia 911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 352 37,2 3,1 0,5
833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 214 97,7 6,6 0,4
512 Cooks 183 81,4 4,1 0,4
522 Shop salespersons 177 42,4 3,8 0,1
711 Building frame and related trades workers 175 97,7 4,3 0,3
532 Personal care workers in health services 164 6,7 4,1 0,1
933 Transport and storage labourers 147 92,5 6,5 0,4
723 Machinery mechanics and repairers 99 97,0 7,3 0,2
611 Market gardeners and crop growers 91 46,2 9,1 0,5
515 Building and housekeeping supervisors 90 80,0 6,7 0,3
China 512 Cooks 408 71,1 9,2 1,0
911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 256 30,9 2,3 0,3
513 Waiters and bartenders 193 53,9 9,9 1,2
215 Electrotechnology engineers 158 60,8 12,3 0,8
231 University and higher education teachers 137 63,5 6,9 0,8
311 Physical and engineering science technicians 130 58,5 7,7 0,2
332 Sales and purchasing agents and brokers 126 43,7 7,1 0,2
251 Software and applications developers and analysts 114 59,6 6,3 0,3
522 Shop salespersons 111 38,7 2,4 0,1
532 Personal care workers in health services 78 15,4 1,9 0,1
Turkey 512 Cooks 1 085 96,0 24,4 2,6
524 Other sales workers 164 83,5 10,0 0,6
513 Waiters and bartenders 139 89,2 7,1 0,9
941 Food preparation assistants 114 86,8 7,1 0,6
522 Shop salespersons 74 73,0 1,6 0,1
833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 67 .. 2,1 0,1
911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 61 50,8 0,5 0,1
141 Hotel and restaurant managers 45 93,3 19,7 2,2
933 Transport and storage labourers 42 .. 1,8 0,1
332 Sales and purchasing agents and brokers 34 .. 1,9 0,1
Vietnam 933 Transport and storage labourers 221 78,7 9,7 0,6
512 Cooks 210 53,3 4,7 0,5
911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 160 26,3 1,4 0,2
522 Shop salespersons 135 31,1 2,9 0,1
821 Assemblers 110 54,5 8,5 0,5
611 Market gardeners and crop growers 108 63,0 10,9 0,6
514 Hairdressers, beauticians and related workers 102 15,7 9,9 0,6
513 Waiters and bartenders 98 39,8 5,0 0,6
524 Other sales workers 79 34,2 4,8 0,3
816 Food and related products machine operators 79 45,6 7,8 0,5
Sweden 532 Personal care workers in health services 164 14,6 4,1 0,1
522 Shop salespersons 121 47,1 2,6 0,1
911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 114 26,3 1,0 0,1
531 Child care workers and teachers' aides 102 24,5 6,8 0,2
711 Building frame and related trades workers 76 92,1 1,9 0,1
234 Primary school and early childhood teachers 59 30,5 7,6 0,1
251 Software and applications developers and analysts 59 84,7 3,3 0,2
512 Cooks 57 52,6 1,3 0,1
322 Nursing and midwifery associate professionals 52 13,5 3,8 0,1
231 University and higher education teachers 51 74,5 2,6 0,3
Thailand 911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 552 1,1 4,9 0,7
532 Personal care workers in health services 227 .. 5,6 0,2
512 Cooks 168 23,8 3,8 0,4
513 Waiters and bartenders 130 16,9 6,7 0,8
522 Shop salespersons 121 6,6 2,6 0,1
941 Food preparation assistants 121 11,6 7,6 0,6
816 Food and related products machine operators 81 7,4 8,0 0,5
611 Market gardeners and crop growers 75 18,7 7,5 0,4
524 Other sales workers 72 16,7 4,4 0,3
514 Hairdressers, beauticians and related workers 62 .. 6,0 0,4
Germany 231 University and higher education teachers 158 67,1 8,0 0,9
221 Medical doctors 84 61,9 5,7 0,4
311 Physical and engineering science technicians 83 77,1 4,9 0,1
235 Other teaching professionals 64 57,8 4,9 0,2
251 Software and applications developers and analysts 63 95,2 3,5 0,2
332 Sales and purchasing agents and brokers 61 59,0 3,5 0,1
242 Administration professionals 59 72,9 7,0 0,2
214 Engineering professionals (excluding electrotechnology) 57 82,5 5,5 0,1
234 Primary school and early childhood teachers 56 19,6 7,2 0,1
243 Sales, marketing and public relations professionals 51 76,5 6,0 0,2
United Kingdom 231 University and higher education teachers 144 77,1 7,3 0,9
235 Other teaching professionals 105 78,1 8,1 0,4
251 Software and applications developers and analysts 92 91,3 5,1 0,3
512 Cooks 59 .. 1,3 0,1
264 Authors, journalists and linguists 53 77,4 5,7 0,4
122 Sales, marketing and development managers 52 100,0 12,1 0,4
234 Primary school and early childhood teachers 51 31,4 6,6 0,1
243 Sales, marketing and public relations professionals 50 92,0 5,8 0,2
911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 49 57,1 0,4 0,1
214 Engineering professionals (excluding electrotechnology) 46 93,5 4,4 0,1
1) The ten largest background countries based on the number of employed persons of foreign background have been selected for the table, and the ten most common occupational groups at 3-digit level of the Classification of Occupations 2010 for each background country are included. Occupational data was unknown for some 6.9 percent of employed persons with foreign origin.
2) ..= Data not available or too uncertain for presentation, or subject to secrecy.

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Updated 6.11.2013

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