A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/09 - 2016/09

  Year/Month Change Change
2015/09 2016/09 2015/09 - 2016/09 2015/09 - 2016/09
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 102 4 108 6 0,2
Active population total 2 678 2 664 -14 -0,5
- employed 2 452 2 459 7 0,3
- unemployed 225 204 -21 -9,4
Inactive population 1 424 1 445 20 1,4
Males Population total 2 056 2 062 5 0,3
Active population total 1 381 1 373 -8 -0,6
- employed 1 267 1 269 2 0,2
- unemployed 114 104 -10 -9,1
Inactive population 676 689 13 2,0
Females Population total 2 045 2 046 1 0,1
Active population total 1 297 1 291 -6 -0,5
- employed 1 186 1 190 5 0,4
- unemployed 111 100 -11 -9,7
Inactive population 749 756 7 1,0

Source: Labour force survey 2016, September. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, Tuomas Remes 029 551 3682, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 25.10.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2016, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/09 - 2016/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/09/tyti_2016_09_2016-10-25_tau_002_en.html