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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, January

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/11 - 2018/11

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/11 2018/11 2017/11 - 2018/11 2017/11 - 2018/11
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 119 4 127 7 0,2
Active population total 2 686 2 701 16 0,6
- employed 2 496 2 534 38 1,5
- unemployed 190 168 -22 -11,7
Inactive population 1 434 1 425 -8 -0,6
Males Population total 2 069 2 074 5 0,2
Active population total 1 403 1 412 9 0,6
- employed 1 293 1 311 18 1,4
- unemployed 109 101 -9 -7,8
Inactive population 666 662 -4 -0,6
Females Population total 2 050 2 053 2 0,1
Active population total 1 283 1 290 7 0,5
- employed 1 202 1 223 20 1,7
- unemployed 81 67 -14 -17,0
Inactive population 767 763 -4 -0,6

Source: Labour force survey 2018, November. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.12.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. November 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/11 - 2018/11 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/11/tyti_2018_11_2018-12-21_tau_002_en.html