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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2018/09 - 2019/09

  Year/Month Change Change
2018/09 2019/09 2018/09 - 2019/09 2018/09 - 2019/09
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 125 4 129 4 0,1
Active population total 2 703 2 734 32 1,2
- employed 2 533 2 573 40 1,6
- unemployed 170 161 -9 -5,2
Inactive population 1 422 1 395 -27 -1,9
Males Population total 2 073 2 076 3 0,1
Active population total 1 415 1 422 7 0,5
- employed 1 335 1 336 1 0,1
- unemployed 80 86 6 7,8
Inactive population 658 653 -4 -0,7
Females Population total 2 052 2 053 1 0,1
Active population total 1 288 1 312 24 1,9
- employed 1 198 1 237 39 3,3
- unemployed 90 75 -15 -16,8
Inactive population 764 741 -23 -3,0

Source: Labour force survey 2019, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.10.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2019, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2018/09 - 2019/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2019/09/tyti_2019_09_2019-10-22_tau_002_en.html