Appendix table 2. Most common occupational groups among employed persons aged 18 to 74 with foreign origin in 2016 The ten largest background countries based on the number of employed persons of foreign background have been selected for

Background country Occupational group (AML2010, 3 digit) 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 2,459 13.6 16.2 3.5
  522 Shop salespersons 2,062 19.9 38.3 1.7
  532 Personal care workers in health services 1,529 6.5 24.9 1.3
  833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 1,126 92.2 27.2 2.2
  711 House builders 1,052 91.4 15.4 1.8
  332 Sales and purchasing agents and brokers 746 49.2 38.8 1.4
  221 Medical doctors 706 32.3 38.6 3.5
  251 Software and applications developers and analysts 702 74.1 21.6 1.6
  933 Transport and storage labourers 611 67.3 23.3 1.8
  333 Business services agents 568 41.9 54.0 2.8
Estonia Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 3,893 8.3 25.7 5.6
  711 Building frame and related trades workers 3,613 95.7 53.0 6.3
  833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 1,317 94.2 31.8 2.5
  532 Personal care workers in health services 862 3.8 14.0 0.7
  712 Building finishers and related trades workers 859 96.9 46.6 3.4
  522 Shop salespersons 838 19.0 15.6 0.7
  931 Mining and construction labourers 616 93.2 49.0 6.1
  515 Building and housekeeping supervisors 578 41.3 27.7 1.8
  933 Transport and storage labourers 482 66.6 18.4 1.4
  322 Nursing and midwifery associate professionals 473 3.0 22.9 0.7
Former Yugoslavia 911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 426 38.0 2.8 0.6
  833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 276 98.2 6.7 0.5
  522 Shop salespersons 260 34.6 4.8 0.2
  711 Building frame and related trades workers 235 98.3 3.5 0.4
  532 Personal care workers in health services 226 15.0 3.7 0.2
  933 Transport and storage labourers 180 93.3 6.9 0.5
  512 Cooks 151 74.2 2.8 0.4
  723 Machinery mechanics and repairers 145 96.6 8.4 0.3
  515 Building and housekeeping supervisors 126 74.6 6.0 0.4
  712 Building finishers and related trades workers 93 98.9 5.0 0.4
China 512 Cooks 552 74.6 10.2 1.4
  513 Waiters and bartenders 308 51.9 11.1 2.0
  911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 208 27.4 1.4 0.3
  251 Software and applications developers and analysts 205 60.5 6.3 0.5
  231 University and higher education teachers 182 67.6 7.0 1.2
  522 Shop salespersons 167 26.9 3.1 0.1
  332 Sales and purchasing agents and brokers 149 36.9 7.7 0.3
  215 Electrotechnology engineers 140 58.6 12.0 0.8
  532 Personal care workers in health services 119 18.5 1.9 0.1
  941 Food preparation assistants 119 41.2 4.9 0.6
Vietnam 911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 344 29.1 2.3 0.5
  933 Transport and storage labourers 242 81.4 9.2 0.7
  512 Cooks 233 44.2 4.3 0.6
  611 Market gardeners and crop growers 225 61.8 16.3 1.1
  522 Shop salespersons 211 31.3 3.9 0.2
  513 Waiters and bartenders 196 35.2 7.1 1.3
  821 Assemblers 146 60.3 9.3 0.7
  816 Food and related products machine operators 127 40.2 9.0 0.9
  514 Hairdressers, beauticians and related workers 125 12.0 9.5 0.7
  524 Other sales workers 114 29.8 6.3 0.5
Thailand 911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 852 2.1 5.6 1.2
  532 Personal care workers in health services 314 2.5 5.1 0.3
  512 Cooks 247 24.7 4.6 0.6
  941 Food preparation assistants 197 7.6 8.1 1.0
  513 Waiters and bartenders 155 21.9 5.6 1.0
  522 Shop salespersons 143 9.1 2.7 0.1
  816 Food and related products machine operators 127 7.1 9.0 0.9
  611 Market gardeners and crop growers 117 24.8 8.5 0.6
  524 Other sales workers 73 8.2 4.1 0.3
  514 Hairdressers, beauticians and related workers 64 0.0 4.8 0.4
Turkey 512 Cooks 862 94.3 15.9 2.1
  513 Waiters and bartenders 173 83.2 6.2 1.1
  941 Food preparation assistants 168 90.5 6.9 0.8
  141 Hotel and restaurant managers 159 94.3 23.8 5.2
  524 Other sales workers 155 81.3 8.6 0.6
  833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 89 98.9 2.1 0.2
  522 Shop salespersons 84 69.0 1.6 0.1
  911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 71 50.7 0.5 0.1
  532 Personal care workers in health services 52 42.3 0.8 0.0
  933 Transport and storage labourers 44 93.2 1.7 0.1
Somalia _XXXX_532 Personal care workers in health services 347 20.7 5.7 0.3
  911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 341 40.5 2.3 0.5
  832 Car, van and motorcycle drivers 225 99.6 23.2 1.4
  833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 218 99.5 5.3 0.4
  531 Child care workers and teachers' aides 148 26.4 7.1 0.3
  264 Authors, journalists and linguists 100 53.0 7.5 0.8
  441 Other clerical support workers 96 88.5 5.9 0.4
  933 Transport and storage labourers 93 95.7 3.5 0.3
  341 Legal, social and religious associate professionals 90 74.4 7.5 0.2
  522 Shop salespersons 69 62.3 1.3 0.1
Irak 512 Cooks 234 92.3 4.3 0.6
  264 Authors, journalists and linguists 202 52.5 15.1 1.6
  522 Shop salespersons 156 61.5 2.9 0.1
  941 Food preparation assistants 131 86.3 5.4 0.6
  911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 124 58.9 0.8 0.2
  524 Other sales workers 121 86.8 6.7 0.5
  532 Personal care workers in health services 108 30.6 1.8 0.1
  833 Heavy truck and bus drivers 101 99.0 2.4 0.2
  513 Waiters and bartenders 90 84.4 3.3 0.6
  723 Machinery mechanics and repairers 69 98.6 4.0 0.2
India 251 Software and applications developers and analysts 415 82.4 12.8 0.9
  231 University and higher education teachers 173 74.6 6.7 1.1
  512 Cooks 150 89.3 2.8 0.4
  215 Electrotechnology engineers 106 88.7 9.1 0.6
  911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers 102 59.8 0.7 0.1
  311 Physical and engineering science technicians 99 75.8 5.5 0.2
  513 Waiters and bartenders 95 75.8 3.4 0.6
  214 Engineering professionals (excluding electrotechnology) 73 83.6 4.8 0.2
  133 Information and communications technology service managers 70 94.3 26.0 1.3
  941 Food preparation assistants 63 65.1 2.6 0.3

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 2.11.2018

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