Employed labour in main industries

Last updated 11/09/2018 - 13:13

Numbers of employees in the construction sector are going up

In October–December, the number of employees in the construction sector in particular increased in comparison to the corresponding period in the previous year. According to the sample-based Labour Force Survey conducted by Statistics Finland, this was the case both in the Helsinki region and nationally. Other market service sectors in particular saw growth as well. In the Helsinki region, the greatest decrease in the number of employees was seen in the manufacturing sector.

Business services is the largest sector

The sector employing the most people in the Helsinki region is business services. The second largest sector is social and healthcare services, and the third largest is retail. In all of Finland, healthcare and social services is the largest sector in terms of the number of employees, and the manufacturing industry is the second largest.