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Appendix table 48. Employed persons aged 15-74 by industry (TOL 2008) in 2016 - 2018

  Year Change Change
2016 2017 2018 2017/2018 2017/2018
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Industry TOL 2008          
Industries total 00-99 2 448 2 473 2 540 67 2,7
A, B Agriculture, forestry and fishing; mining and quarrying 01-09 101 99 101 2 2,1
Agriculture 01 71 71 72 1 1,2
C Manufacturing 10-33 327 326 337 11 3,4
Manufacture of food products, beverages and textiles 10-15 45 43 47 3 7,8
Manufacture of wood products, paper and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 16-18 50 45 49 4 9,7
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products and basic pharmaceutical products 19-23 47 46 48 2 3,5
Manufacture of basic metals and of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 24-25 54 55 55 0 -0,4
Manufacture of electronic and optical products, electrical equipment, machinery and vehicles 26-30 101 103 104 1 1,4
Manufacture of furniture, other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 31-33 30 34 35 1 2,1
D, E Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning and water supply; sewerage and waste management 35-39 29 29 24 -4 -15,5
F Construction 41-43 178 187 198 11 5,9
Construction of buildings 41 68 70 73 4 5,3
Specialised construction activities 43 95 97 104 7 7,1
G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 45-47 290 282 292 11 3,7
Wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 45 41 43 47 4 9,4
Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 46 89 84 87 3 3,1
Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 47 161 155 159 4 2,5
H Transportation and storage 49-53 141 139 143 3 2,2
Land, water and air transport 49-51 90 89 91 2 1,9
Warehousing and support activities for transportation; postal and courier activities 52-53 51 50 52 1 2,8
I Accommodation and food service activities 55-56 85 85 86 1 1,4
J Information and communication 58-63 101 106 114 9 8,4
K, L Financial, insurance and real estate activities 64-68 75 81 77 -4 -5,0
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 69-75 163 172 179 8 4,6
Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 71 61 63 71 7 11,8
N Administrative and support service activities 77-82 109 112 112 0 0,1
Services to buildings and landscape activities 81 64 64 65 1 1,6
O Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 84 111 115 116 1 0,4
P Education 85 173 181 184 3 1,6
Q Human health and social work activities 86-88 409 404 417 13 3,2
Human health activities 86 190 187 189 2 1,1
Residential care activities 87 91 87 96 9 10,1
Social work activities without accommodation 88 128 131 133 2 1,7
R Arts, entertainment and recreation 90-93 63 66 65 -1 -1,7
S-U Other service activities 94-99 85 87 88 1 1,3
X Industry unknown 00 8 5 7 2 51,7

Source: Labour force survey 2018, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2018, Appendix table 48. Employed persons aged 15-74 by industry (TOL 2008) in 2016 - 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2019].
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