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Four in ten enterprises have only male employees
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Enterprises1 January 2015

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Four in ten enterprises have only male employees

Forty-five per cent of all enterprises as of 1 January 2015 had both male and female employees. Thirty-eight per cent of enterprises had only male employees and 17 per cent of enterprises had only female employees.

Enterprises by features of the employees
201520152012-2015
EnterprisesNewly established enterprisesHigh-growth enterprises
Total number of enterprises with employees134 9724 679847
Share of enterprises with only male employees38.254.06.0
Share of enterprises with only female employees16.619.30.6
Share of enterprises with both male and female employees45.126.793.4

In 63 per cent of all enterprises in construction, and transport and storage, all employees were male. Sixty per cent of all enterprises in other service activities and 44 per cent of all enterprises in health and social work activities had exclusively female employees.

Most of the enterprises had few employees; 79 per cent had fewer than ten persons employed.

Compulsory and upper secondary education most common

Almost half of all enterprises as of January 1 2015 had no employees with a higher education level than upper secondary school. In roughly 70 per cent of all enterprises in other service activities, transport and storage, as well as construction, the highest education level of all employees was either compulsory or upper secondary education. 

In 14 per cent of all enterprises, all employees were graduates. Thirty-nine per cent of all enterprises in professional, scientific and technical activities and 33 per cent of all enterprises in information and communication had only graduate employees.

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The statistics include enterprises (except enterprises in agriculture, forestry, fishing and public administration) with employees and describe the characteristics of the employees. The statistics do not include owners in personally-owned enterprises, i.e. proprietors in sole proprietorships and partners with joint liability and unlimited liability.