Appendix table 1. Most common occupational groups among employed persons aged 18 to 74 with foreign origin in 2016, %

Occupational group (Classification of Occupations 2010) 1) Share of employed persons by background country, % 2)
  Employed persons with foreign origin Russian Federation / Former Soviet Union Estonia Former Yugoslavia China Others, total 3)
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 11,800 14.9 26.6 2.5 1.4 54.7
7111 House builders 5,046 15.4 53.6 3.7 0.1 27.3
5223 Shop sales assistants 4,607 39.5 16.4 5.2 2.7 36.2
51201 Cooks 2,930 12.3 8.7 1.9 9.6 67.6
53213 Social work assistants 2,695 24.8 12.0 3.7 2.0 57.5
5131 Waiters 2,661 10.7 8.9 1.8 11.6 67.0
9333 Freight handlers 2,573 23.3 18.5 7.0 0.4 50.8
51202 Restaurant services supervisors and shift managers 2,478 6.7 3.6 3.8 11.0 74.9
8331 Bus and tram drivers 2,461 21.9 27.3 9.6 0.7 40.5
9412 Kitchen helpers 1,972 15.7 9.1 2.8 5.6 66.8
32211 Nurses 1,960 24.5 23.2 1.5 2.4 48.3
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 1,829 24.0 21.3 3.4 1.2 50.1
2512 Software developers 1,752 24.3 2.7 1.4 7.6 64.0
23103 Assistants and part-time lecturers (university) 1,742 11.1 1.4 0.7 9.0 77.9
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 1,686 34.8 38.3 2.3 0.4 24.3
1) Occupational groups at the most detailed level of the Classification of Occupations 2010. Occupational data was unknown for some 7.3 percent of employed persons with foreign origin.
2) Largest background countries by the number of employed persons.
3) 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 2.11.2018

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