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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2020, May

Appendix table 27. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2019/I - 2020/I 1)

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2019/I 2020/I 2019/I - 2020/I 2019/I - 2020/I
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 513 2 528 15 0,6
Private sector 1 864 1 866 2 0,1
Public sector 645 657 12 1,8
- central government 141 153 12 8,2
- local government 504 504 -0 0,0
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 27. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2019/I - 2020/I 1) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.7.2020].
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