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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/III - 2016/III

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2015/III 2016/III 2015/III - 2016/III 2015/III - 2016/III
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 101 4 108 7 0,2
Active population total 2 708 2 697 -10 -0,4
- employed 2 481 2 493 12 0,5
- unemployed 226 204 -22 -9,8
Inactive population 1 393 1 410 18 1,3
Males Population total 2 056 2 061 5 0,3
Active population total 1 394 1 395 1 0,0
- employed 1 276 1 291 15 1,2
- unemployed 118 104 -15 -12,3
Inactive population 661 666 5 0,7
Females Population total 2 045 2 047 2 0,1
Active population total 1 313 1 302 -11 -0,8
- employed 1 205 1 202 -3 -0,3
- unemployed 108 100 -8 -7,1
Inactive population 731 744 13 1,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.10.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2016, Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/III - 2016/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
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