Official Statistics of Finland


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One in four entrepreneurs is aged over 54
11 Dec 2015
According to preliminary data of Statistics Finlands Employment Statistics for 2014, the number of employed persons was slightly under 2.3 million. Of them, 243,000 or 10.7 per cent of all employed had the occupational status of entrepreneur. Of entrepreneurs, 27 per cent were aged over 54 and only two per cent under 25. Women's share of entrepreneurs was 33 per cent. Entrepreneurs include farmers.

Next release:
19 Feb 2016

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: 12.2.2016].
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