Employed labour in main industries

Last updated 27/09/2019 - 14:25

The number of employed people grew significantly in construction and in the accommodation and restaurant sector

According to the labour force study of Statistics Finland, the number of employed people in the Helsinki region grew significantly in construction and in the accommodation and restaurant sector compared to the previous year. The number of employed people increased also in manufacturing from the previous year. The national growth focused on the same sectors than in the Helsinki region. The number of people working in social services decreased both nationally and in the Helsinki region.

The sector employing the most people in the Helsinki region is business services. A large number of people in the Helsinki region also work in the trade and in social and health care services. 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.

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.