Official Statistics of Finland


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Manufacturing industries have lost 76,300 jobs from 2007 to 2012
10 Oct 2014
According to Statistics Finland's employment statistics, in 2012 there were most jobs in health care services, 182,100. In 2007 to 2012, the number of jobs in health care services increased by 8,300. Over the five-year period, most new jobs appeared in residential care activities, 13,900 jobs. Most jobs were lost in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, 14,200 jobs.

Next release:
6 Nov 2014

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: 31.10.2014].
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