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Appendix table 1. Number of employed by origin in the most common industries in 2017 for persons with foreign background in 2017 and 2010

  Year
Industry 2017 2010
Finnish background Foreign background Finnish background Foreign background
8121 General cleaning of buildings 30,752 11,328 27,855 6,567
5610 Restaurants and mobile food service activities 37,268 10,696 33,773 6,541
7820 Temporary employment agency activities 50,588 8,437 37,428 3,619
4120 Construction of residential and non-residential buildings 50,796 7,257 51,220 2,849
8542 Tertiary education 35,691 5,366 40,937 3,261
Employed total 2,180,643 147,087 2,234,824 90,855

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 3.10.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. Background information on unemployed persons 2017, Appendix table 1. Number of employed by origin in the most common industries in 2017 for persons with foreign background in 2017 and 2010 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.10.2022].
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