Official Statistics of Finland


Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Most common industry for young entrepreneurs in 2018 was construction
16 Oct 2020
According to Statistics Finland's employment statistics, 5,700 young entrepreneurs worked in the industry of construction. Around 14 per cent of young entrepreneurs worked in the industry. Construction became the most common industry in 2018. Agriculture, forestry and fishing has previously been the most common industry for young entrepreneurs. The popularity of agriculture, forestry and fishing among young entrepreneurs has been falling steadily throughout the 2010s.

Next release:
9 Nov 2020

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: 1.11.2020].
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