Official Statistics of Finland


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People with foreign background found jobs most often in the industry of cleaning activities in 2013
02 Oct 2015
According to Statistics Finland's employment statistics, there were 114,300 employed persons with foreign background in 2013. The number of employed persons with foreign background grew by a total of 32,000 from 2008 to 2013. Examining industries, the biggest growth concerns cleaning activities, up by 3,800 persons. The biggest decrease occurred in the manufacture of communication equipment, from which 1,300 jobs disappeared. By region, jobs of people with foreign background were focused in Uusimaa.

Next release:
23 Oct 2015

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: 13.10.2015].
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