Official Statistics of Finland


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Employed persons aged 65 to 74 numbered 31,700 in 2019
14 Dec 2020
According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland's employment statistics for 2019, there were 31,700 employed persons aged 65 to 74 (ratio to the same-age population 4.5%). Over the 2000s, the employment rate of the population aged 65 to 74 has grown by 2.5 percentage points. Men's employment rate in this age group has been around one percentage point higher, on average, but during the 2010s the difference has diminished.

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: 4.3.2021].
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