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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2020, February

Appendix table 50. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector and sex in 2017 - 2019

  Year Change Change
2017 2018 2019 2018/2019 2018/2019
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Employer sector          
Both sexes Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 473 2 540 2 566 26 1,0
Private sector 1 794 1 862 1 892 31 1,6
Public sector 674 673 669 -3 -0,5
- central government 141 140 138 -2 -1,5
- local government 533 532 531 -1 -0,2
Males Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 1 282 1 317 1 327 10 0,8
Private sector 1 087 1 121 1 131 10 0,9
Public sector 193 193 194 1 0,4
- central government 68 69 70 1 1,9
- local government 125 124 124 -1 -0,5
Females Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 1 191 1 223 1 239 16 1,3
Private sector 707 741 761 21 2,8
Public sector 481 479 475 -4 -0,8
- central government 73 71 68 -3 -4,8
- local government 408 408 407 -1 -0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2019, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2019, Appendix table 50. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector and sex in 2017 - 2019 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.4.2020].
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