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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/12 - 2018/12

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/12 2018/12 2017/12 - 2018/12 2017/12 - 2018/12
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 119 4 127 8 0,2
Active population total 2 697 2 698 2 0,1
- employed 2 469 2 553 84 3,4
- unemployed 227 146 -82 -36,0
Inactive population 1 423 1 429 6 0,4
Males Population total 2 069 2 074 5 0,2
Active population total 1 404 1 407 3 0,2
- employed 1 279 1 335 56 4,4
- unemployed 125 72 -53 -42,4
Inactive population 665 667 2 0,3
Females Population total 2 050 2 053 3 0,1
Active population total 1 293 1 291 -1 -0,1
- employed 1 190 1 217 28 2,3
- unemployed 103 74 -29 -28,2
Inactive population 758 762 4 0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2018, December. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, Ulla Hannula 029 551 2924, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 24.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/12 - 2018/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/12/tyti_2018_12_2019-01-24_tau_002_en.html