Nordic Statistical yearbook 2006

Nordisk statistisk årsbok 2006

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Nordic Statistical Yearbook 2006 is published for the 44th time. It is a reference book containing comprehensive and easily accessible statistics of various aspects of social life in the five Nordic countries, i.e. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In addition data are also presented on the selfgoverning regions, i.e. the Faroe Islands, Greenland and the Åland Islands. The aim of the yearbook is, as far as possible, to present comparable data on the Nordic countries. Additional tables on CDROM supplement the Nordic Statistical Yearbook. Nordisk statistisk årsbok utkommer nu för 44:e gången. Årsboken är en uppslagsbok, som avser vara en sammanfattande och överskådlig redovisning av statistik över samhällsförhållandena i de fem nordiska länderna Danmark, Finland, Island, Norge och Sverige. I många av tabellerna redovisas också uppgifter om de självstyrande områdena Färöarna, Grönland och Åland. Syftet med årsboken är att lägga fram sinsemellan jämförbara uppgifter om de nordiska länderna. Ytterligare tabeller finns på den CDROM som medföljer Nordisk statistisk årsbok 2006.



Services and tourism

The service sector includes retail and wholesale trade, hotels, restaurants, transportation, communication, financial services, real estate dealing, renting, business services and other services such as teaching and care of children, sick persons and the elderly – services typically rendered by the public sector in the Nordic countries. The service sector has increased drastically in all Nordic countries in the last 15 years and today accounts for about three-fourths of all employees. Norway and Åland have the largest proportion of employees in the service sector, i.e. 77-78 per cent of those employed, while the corresponding figure is “only” about 70 per cent in Finland and Iceland.


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