Official Statistics of Finland

Employment

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Large regional differences in the number of employed persons in industries with the highest and lowest pay levels in 2019
21 Oct 2021
According to Statistics Finlands employment statistics, 303,100 persons worked in industries with a pay level of over EUR 4,000 and 333,300 in industries with a pay level of under EUR 3,000 in 2019. In relative terms, the biggest number of persons working in industries with the highest pay level were living in Uusimaa and the smallest in South Ostrobothnia and South Savo. In relative terms, the largest number of persons working in industries with the lowest pay level were living in Kainuu and Lapland and the smallest in Åland and Central Finland. 

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.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.10.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyokay/index_en.html