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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/04 - 2018/04

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/04 2018/04 2017/04 - 2018/04 2017/04 - 2018/04
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 109 4 122 13 0,3
Active population total 2 722 2 725 3 0,1
- employed 2 443 2 491 48 2,0
- unemployed 279 233 -45 -16,3
Inactive population 1 387 1 397 10 0,7
Males Population total 2 063 2 071 7 0,4
Active population total 1 412 1 408 -4 -0,3
- employed 1 261 1 276 15 1,2
- unemployed 150 131 -19 -12,7
Inactive population 652 663 11 1,7
Females Population total 2 046 2 051 5 0,3
Active population total 1 310 1 317 7 0,5
- employed 1 182 1 215 33 2,8
- unemployed 128 102 -26 -20,5
Inactive population 736 734 -2 -0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2018, April. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Henri Lukkarinen 029 551 3704, Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 23.05.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. April 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/04 - 2018/04 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/04/tyti_2018_04_2018-05-23_tau_002_en.html