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

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, March

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/08 - 2018/08

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/08 2018/08 2017/08 - 2018/08 2017/08 - 2018/08
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 116 4 124 7 0,2
Active population total 2 704 2 753 49 1,8
- employed 2 502 2 566 64 2,6
- unemployed 202 186 -16 -7,7
Inactive population 1 412 1 371 -41 -2,9
Males Population total 2 067 2 072 5 0,2
Active population total 1 402 1 431 28 2,0
- employed 1 305 1 340 35 2,7
- unemployed 97 90 -7 -7,1
Inactive population 665 642 -23 -3,5
Females Population total 2 049 2 052 3 0,1
Active population total 1 302 1 322 20 1,5
- employed 1 197 1 226 29 2,4
- unemployed 105 96 -9 -8,3
Inactive population 747 729 -18 -2,4

Source: Labour force survey 2018, August. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Henri Lukkarinen 029 551 3704, Ulla Hannula 029 551 2924, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 25.09.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/08 - 2018/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/08/tyti_2018_08_2018-09-25_tau_002_en.html