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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/II - 2016/II

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2015/II 2015/II - 2016/II 2015/II - 2016/II
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 099 4 108 9 0,2
Active population total 2 757 2 752 -6 -0,2
- employed 2 463 2 477 14 0,6
- unemployed 295 275 -20 -6,6
Inactive population 1 342 1 357 15 1,1
Males Population total 2 055 2 061 6 0,3
Active population total 1 421 1 432 11 0,7
- employed 1 262 1 288 25 2,0
- unemployed 159 145 -14 -9,1
Inactive population 633 629 -5 -0,8
Females Population total 2 044 2 048 3 0,2
Active population total 1 336 1 320 -16 -1,2
- employed 1 200 1 189 -11 -0,9
- unemployed 136 131 -5 -3,8
Inactive population 708 728 20 2,8

Source: Labour force survey 2016, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.7.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2016, Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/II - 2016/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/06/tyti_2016_06_2016-07-26_tau_020_en.html