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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2018/08 - 2019/08

  Year/Month Change Change
2018/08 2019/08 2018/08 - 2019/08 2018/08 - 2019/08
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 124 4 128 4 0,1
Active population total 2 753 2 768 15 0,5
- employed 2 566 2 598 32 1,2
- unemployed 186 170 -17 -9,1
Inactive population 1 371 1 360 -11 -0,8
Males Population total 2 072 2 075 3 0,1
Active population total 1 431 1 439 9 0,6
- employed 1 340 1 345 5 0,4
- unemployed 90 94 4 4,3
Inactive population 642 636 -6 -0,9
Females Population total 2 052 2 053 1 0,0
Active population total 1 322 1 328 6 0,5
- employed 1 226 1 253 27 2,2
- unemployed 96 76 -21 -21,5
Inactive population 729 724 -5 -0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2019, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.09.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2019, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2018/08 - 2019/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2019/08/tyti_2019_08_2019-09-24_tau_002_en.html