Concepts




Active population


The labour force (active population) comprises all persons who were either employed or unemployed during the last week of the year. Participation in the labour force is determined on the basis of information derived from various registers.



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  • Tilastokeskus

Persons who were employed or unemployed during the survey week belong to the active population. The concept of labour force can also be used of the active population.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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