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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2020, May

Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2019/03 - 2020/03 1)

  Year/Month Change Change
2019/03 2020/03 2019/03 - 2020/03 2019/03 - 2020/03
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 538 2 516 -21 -0,8
Private sector 1 882 1 850 -31 -1,7
Public sector 651 662 11 1,7
- central government 142 153 10 7,2
- local government 509 509 1 0,2
1) Data in the table are according to the classification of employer sectors adopted on 1 January 2020

Source: Labour force survey 2020, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.4.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2020, Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2019/03 - 2020/03 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.7.2020].
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