A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2017/01 - 2018/01

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/01 2018/01 2017/01 - 2018/01 2017/01 - 2018/01
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 391 2 462 72 3,0
Private sector 1 723 1 781 58 3,4
Public sector 663 673 10 1,5
- central government 131 139 8 5,7
- local government 532 534 2 0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2018, January. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.02.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. January 2018, Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2017/01 - 2018/01 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.4.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/01/tyti_2018_01_2018-02-20_tau_009_en.html