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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 45. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex in 2016 - 2018

  Year Change Change
2016 2017 2018 2017/2018 2017/2018
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status          
Both sexes Population total 4 109 4 114 4 124 10 0,3
Active population total 2 685 2 707 2 742 35 1,3
- employed 2 448 2 473 2 540 67 2,7
- unemployed 237 234 202 -32 -13,7
Inactive population 1 424 1 407 1 382 -24 -1,7
Males Population total 2 061 2 066 2 072 6 0,3
Active population total 1 392 1 407 1 422 15 1,1
- employed 1 267 1 282 1 317 35 2,7
- unemployed 126 125 106 -19 -15,5
Inactive population 669 659 650 -9 -1,3
Females Population total 2 047 2 048 2 052 4 0,2
Active population total 1 293 1 300 1 319 19 1,5
- employed 1 182 1 191 1 223 32 2,7
- unemployed 111 109 96 -13 -11,7
Inactive population 755 748 732 -15 -2,1

Source: Labour force survey 2018, December. Statistics Finland

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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 45. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex in 2016 - 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2019].
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