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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/I - 2018/I

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2017/I 2018/I 2017/I - 2018/I 2017/I - 2018/I
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 109 4 124 15 0,4
Active population total 2 655 2 706 52 1,9
- employed 2 407 2 469 63 2,6
- unemployed 248 237 -11 -4,4
Inactive population 1 454 1 418 -36 -2,5
Males Population total 2 063 2 072 9 0,4
Active population total 1 373 1 395 23 1,7
- employed 1 236 1 273 37 3,0
- unemployed 136 122 -14 -10,5
Inactive population 691 677 -14 -2,0
Females Population total 2 046 2 052 6 0,3
Active population total 1 282 1 311 29 2,3
- employed 1 171 1 196 26 2,2
- unemployed 112 115 3 3,0
Inactive population 763 741 -23 -3,0

Source: Labour force survey 2018, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.4.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2018, Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/I - 2018/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/03/tyti_2018_03_2018-04-24_tau_020_en.html