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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, June

Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2019/10 - 2020/10

  Year/Month Change Change
2019/10 2020/10 2019/10 - 2020/10 2019/10 - 2020/10
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Employer sector        
Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 557 2 530 -26 -1,0
Private sector 1 919 1 850 -69 -3,6
Public sector 633 675 42 6,7
- central government 139 171 32 22,8
- local government 494 504 10 2,1

Source: Labour force survey 2020, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.11.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2020, Appendix table 9. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector 2019/10 - 2020/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.8.2021].
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