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

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, July

Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2020/05 - 2021/05

  Year/Month Change Change
2020/05 2021/05 2020/05 - 2021/05 2020/05 - 2021/05
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 442 2 580 138 5,6
Private sector 1 845 1 928 83 4,5
Public sector 589 635 46 7,7
- central government 140 147 7 4,9
- local government 450 488 39 8,6

Source: Labour force survey 2021, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.6.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2021, Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2020/05 - 2021/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.9.2021].
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