Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Number of persons working in critical occupations was 735,000
09 Nov 2020
According to Statistics Finland's employment statistics, there were 2.4 million employed persons in Finland in the last week of 2018. A total of 735,000 persons worked in critical occupations, or 31 per cent of all employed persons. Around 23 per cent of them had a child aged under ten living in the same household. Of those working in critical fields, 67 per cent were women (490,000 persons).

Next release:
14 Dec 2020

Description: Employment statistics are annual statistics providing data by region on the population’s economic activity and employment. The population for the statistics is the permanently resident population in the country on the last day of the year. The data are mainly derived from administrative registers and statistical data files. The unit-specific data of the employment statistics are confidential by virtue of the Statistics Act. Data can be compiled by all regional divisions based on municipalities and co-ordinates and by postal code areas.
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Keywords: dependency ratio, employed persons, employment, entrepreneurs, foreigners, industrial structure, industries, labour force, nationality, occupations, population, private sector, public sector, risk of unemployment, socio-economic group, status in employment, unemployed, unemployment, workplaces.
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Change: The new Classification of Occupations will be introduced in the employment statistics in November 2012
28 Sep 2011
The new Classification of Occupations 2010 will be taken into use in the annual statistics for 2010 in November 2012.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.11.2020].
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