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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, October

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/07 - 2018/07

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/07 2018/07 2017/07 - 2018/07 2017/07 - 2018/07
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 115 4 123 8 0,2
Active population total 2 763 2 814 51 1,8
- employed 2 556 2 631 75 2,9
- unemployed 207 183 -24 -11,8
Inactive population 1 352 1 309 -43 -3,2
Males Population total 2 067 2 072 5 0,2
Active population total 1 457 1 466 9 0,6
- employed 1 350 1 371 21 1,5
- unemployed 107 95 -12 -11,1
Inactive population 610 606 -4 -0,7
Females Population total 2 048 2 051 3 0,1
Active population total 1 306 1 348 42 3,2
- employed 1 206 1 260 54 4,5
- unemployed 100 88 -13 -12,5
Inactive population 742 703 -39 -5,2

Source: Labour force survey 2018, July. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, Kirsi Toivonen 029 551 3535, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 21.08.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. July 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/07 - 2018/07 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/07/tyti_2018_07_2018-08-21_tau_002_en.html