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Appendix table 50. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector and sex in 2019 - 2021

Year Change Change
2019 2020 2021 2020/2021 2020/2021
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Employer sector
Both sexes Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 2 533 2 495 2 555 60 2,4
Private sector 1 885 1 866 1 914 48 2,6
Public sector 644 622 623 1 0,1
- central government 131 146 148 2 1,3
- local government 513 476 475 -1 -0,3
Males Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 1 313 1 299 1 326 27 2,1
Private sector 1 126 1 124 1 145 21 1,9
Public sector 185 173 174 1 0,6
- central government 66 68 66 -2 -2,5
- local government 119 105 108 3 2,5
Females Employer sector total (incl. employer sector unknown) 1 219 1 195 1 228 33 2,8
Private sector 758 742 769 27 3,6
Public sector 459 449 449 0 -0,1
- central government 64 78 81 4 4,5
- local government 394 372 368 -4 -1,1

Source: Labour force survey 2021, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.1.2022

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2021, Appendix table 50. Employed persons aged 15-74 by employer sector and sex in 2019 - 2021 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.9.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2021/12/tyti_2021_12_2022-01-25_tau_050_en.html