Official Statistics of Finland

Employment

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Nearly one-half of central government employees worked outside their municipality of residence in 2015
27 Sep 2017
According to Statistics Finlands employment statistics, around every third employed person worked outside their municipality of residence in 2015. Commuting was more common in central government than in the non-financial corporations sector. The average distance to work was also longer for central government employees than for employees in the non-financial corporations sector. Commuting was most general in Åland and Kanta-Häme.

Next release:
20 Oct 2017

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: 18.10.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyokay/index_en.html

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