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Appendix table 50. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector and sex in 2018 - 2020

  Year Change Change
2018 2019 2020 2019/2020 2019/2020
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Employer sector          
Both sexes Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 540 2 566 2 528 -37 -1,5
Private sector 1 862 1 892 1 871 -22 -1,1
Public sector 673 669 652 -17 -2,6
- central government 140 138 157 19 13,4
- local government 532 531 495 -36 -6,7
Males Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 1 317 1 327 1 314 -12 -0,9
Private sector 1 121 1 131 1 128 -3 -0,2
Public sector 193 194 184 -10 -5,3
- central government 69 70 73 3 4,3
- local government 124 124 110 -13 -10,7
Females Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 1 223 1 239 1 214 -25 -2,0
Private sector 741 761 742 -19 -2,5
Public sector 479 475 468 -7 -1,4
- central government 71 68 83 16 22,8
- local government 408 407 385 -22 -5,5

Source: Labour force survey 2020, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.1.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2020, Appendix table 50. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector and sex in 2018 - 2020 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 3.10.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2020/12/tyti_2020_12_2021-01-28_tau_050_en.html