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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

13.1 Persons not in labour force by main activity and sex 2007/IV - 2006/IV

  Year/Quarter Change
2007/IV 2007/III 2006/IV 2007/IV - 2006/IV
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent (%)
Main activity Sex        
Total persons not in labour force Both sexes 1 343 1 278 1 355 -0,9
Males 632 588 636 -0,7
Females 711 689 719 -1,0
Students Both sexes 363 283 377 -3,8
Disabled persons Both sexes 214 216 221 -3,1
Retired on the basis of age Both sexes 567 565 555 2,2
Persons performing domestic work Both sexes 88 93 91 -3,7
Others (incl. conscripts) Both sexes 111 121 111 0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2007, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.1.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2007, 13.1 Persons not in labour force by main activity and sex 2007/IV - 2006/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2007/12/tyti_2007_12_2008-01-22_tau_045_en.html