Foreign companies have 215
000 employees in Finland
Helsinki (09.12.2011 - Juhani Artto) Last year, the almost 3,000 affiliates
of foreign companies in Finland employed 215,000 men and women. This adds up
per cent of all company personnel in the country. The share of turnover was
even higher, 20 per cent.
Affiliates of Swedish companies employed over 70,000 persons, U.S. companies
over 20,000 and both UK and German companies slightly below 20,000.
Foreign-owned manufacturing units had some 65,000 employees, wholesale and
retail trade over 40,000. The third largest sector with its 20,000 employees
information and communication.
The turnover of foreign affiliates grew in 2010, Statistics Finland