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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/III - 2018/III

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2017/III 2018/III 2017/III - 2018/III 2017/III - 2018/III
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 116 4 124 8 0,2
Active population total 2 714 2 757 42 1,6
- employed 2 506 2 577 70 2,8
- unemployed 208 180 -28 -13,5
Inactive population 1 402 1 367 -35 -2,5
Males Population total 2 067 2 072 5 0,2
Active population total 1 416 1 437 21 1,5
- employed 1 311 1 349 38 2,9
- unemployed 105 88 -17 -15,9
Inactive population 651 635 -16 -2,4
Females Population total 2 049 2 052 3 0,1
Active population total 1 298 1 319 22 1,7
- employed 1 195 1 228 33 2,7
- unemployed 103 91 -11 -11,0
Inactive population 751 732 -19 -2,5

Source: Labour force survey 2018, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2018, Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/III - 2018/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.4.2019].
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