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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, July

Appendix table 15. Unemployed persons by sex and age 2020/05 - 2021/05 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.)

  Year/Month Change Change
2020/05 2021/05 2020/05 - 2021/05 2020/05 - 2021/05
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Age group        
Both sexes 15-74 300 295 -6 -1,9
15-64 299 292 -7 -2,5
15-24 141 122 -18 -13,1
25-34 56 49 -6 -11,6
35-44 35 42 7 20,6
45-54 32 38 7 20,7
55-64 36 40 4 10,6
Males 15-74 160 168 9 5,5
15-64 159 166 7 4,5
15-24 76 60 -15 -20,5
25-34 24 27 3 11,2
35-44 21 23 2 8,3
45-54 17 27 9 52,6
55-64 21 30 9 43,7
Females 15-74 141 126 -14 -10,2
15-64 140 126 -15 -10,4
15-24 65 62 -3 -4,5
25-34 31 22 -9 -29,4
35-44 14 19 5 38,9
45-54 14 12 -3 -17,9
55-64 15 10 -5 -34,4

Source: Labour force survey 2021, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.6.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2021, Appendix table 15. Unemployed persons by sex and age 2020/05 - 2021/05 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.9.2021].
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