A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/03 - 2017/03

  Year/Month Change Change
2016/03 2017/03 2016/03 - 2017/03 2016/03 - 2017/03
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 110 4 109 -1 0,0
Active population total 2 694 2 699 5 0,2
- employed 2 420 2 439 19 0,8
- unemployed 273 260 -14 -5,0
Inactive population 1 416 1 410 -6 -0,4
Males Population total 2 061 2 063 2 0,1
Active population total 1 401 1 398 -3 -0,2
- employed 1 256 1 249 -7 -0,6
- unemployed 145 149 4 2,9
Inactive population 660 665 6 0,9
Females Population total 2 049 2 046 -3 -0,1
Active population total 1 293 1 301 8 0,6
- employed 1 164 1 190 26 2,2
- unemployed 129 111 -18 -13,8
Inactive population 756 745 -11 -1,5

Source: Labour force survey 2017, March. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Joanna Viinikka 029 551 3796, Ulla Hannula 029 551 2924, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 27.04.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2017, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/03 - 2017/03 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2017/03/tyti_2017_03_2017-04-27_tau_002_en.html