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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, February

Appendix table 27. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2019/IV - 2020/IV

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2019/IV 2020/IV 2019/IV - 2020/IV 2019/IV - 2020/IV
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 557 2 522 -35 -1,4
Private sector 1 903 1 862 -41 -2,2
Public sector 648 655 7 1,1
- central government 144 164 20 14,0
- local government 504 490 -13 -2,6

Source: Labour force survey 2020, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.1.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2020, Appendix table 27. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2019/IV - 2020/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.4.2021].
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