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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.2 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/08 - 2007/08

  Year/Month Change
2008/08 2008/07 2007/08 2008/08 - 2007/08
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent (%)
Labour force status Sex        
Population aged 15-74 Both sexes 4 008 4 006 3 983 0,6
Males 2 005 2 004 1 992 0,7
Females 2 003 2 002 1 991 0,6
Labour force Both sexes 2 717 2 766 2 719 -0,1
Males 1 405 1 431 1 422 -1,2
Females 1 312 1 336 1 297 1,2
Employed Both sexes 2 566 2 622 2 558 0,3
Males 1 339 1 366 1 347 -0,5
Females 1 226 1 256 1 211 1,3
Unemployed Both sexes 151 144 162 -6,6
Males 65 64 76 -14,0
Females 86 80 86 -0,1
Total persons not in labour force Both sexes 1 291 1 239 1 264 2,2
Males 600 573 569 5,4
Females 691 666 694 -0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2008, August. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heidi Melasniemi-Uutela (09) 1734 2523, Kalle Sinivuori (09) 1734 3524, Veli Rajaniemi (09) 1734 3434, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 23.9.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2008, 1.2 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/08 - 2007/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2008/08/tyti_2008_08_2008-09-23_tau_002_en.html