A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2017/10 - 2018/10

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/10 2018/10 2017/10 - 2018/10 2017/10 - 2018/10
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 492 2 535 43 1,7
Private sector 1 809 1 857 47 2,6
Public sector 674 672 -3 -0,4
- central government 144 133 -11 -7,8
- local government 531 539 9 1,6

Source: Labour force survey 2018, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.11.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2018, Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2017/10 - 2018/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/10/tyti_2018_10_2018-11-20_tau_009_en.html