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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, January

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/09 - 2018/09

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/09 2018/09 2017/09 - 2018/09 2017/09 - 2018/09
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 117 4 125 8 0,2
Active population total 2 675 2 703 28 1,0
- employed 2 461 2 533 72 2,9
- unemployed 214 170 -44 -20,6
Inactive population 1 442 1 422 -20 -1,4
Males Population total 2 068 2 073 5 0,3
Active population total 1 390 1 415 25 1,8
- employed 1 278 1 335 57 4,4
- unemployed 111 80 -32 -28,3
Inactive population 678 658 -20 -3,0
Females Population total 2 050 2 052 2 0,1
Active population total 1 285 1 288 3 0,2
- employed 1 183 1 198 15 1,3
- unemployed 102 90 -13 -12,3
Inactive population 764 764 0 0,0

Source: Labour force survey 2018, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.10.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/09 - 2018/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/09/tyti_2018_09_2018-10-23_tau_002_en.html