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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2018/08 - 2019/08

  Year/Month Change Change
2018/08 2019/08 2018/08 - 2019/08 2018/08 - 2019/08
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 566 2 598 32 1,2
Private sector 1 908 1 915 7 0,4
Public sector 656 681 26 3,9
- central government 145 146 1 0,7
- local government 511 536 25 4,8

Source: Labour force survey 2019, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.09.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2019, Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2018/08 - 2019/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2019/08/tyti_2019_08_2019-09-24_tau_009_en.html