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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, August

Appendix table 27. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2020/I - 2021/I

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2020/I 2021/I 2020/I - 2021/I 2020/I - 2021/I
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 491 2 476 -15 -0,6
Private sector 1 857 1 855 -2 -0,1
Public sector 628 610 -18 -2,9
- central government 143 144 1 0,7
- local government 485 466 -19 -4,0

Source: Labour force survey 2021, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 04.05.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2021, Appendix table 27. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2020/I - 2021/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.9.2021].
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