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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, March

Appendix table 4. Active population by sex and age 2017/12 - 2018/12

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/12 2018/12 2017/12 - 2018/12 2017/12 - 2018/12
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Age group        
Both sexes 15-74 2 697 2 698 2 0,1
15-64 2 621 2 620 -1 0,0
15-24 295 271 -23 -7,9
25-34 573 588 15 2,5
35-44 610 630 20 3,3
45-54 631 612 -20 -3,1
55-64 511 518 7 1,4
65-74 76 79 3 3,9
Males 15-74 1 404 1 407 3 0,2
15-64 1 353 1 359 6 0,4
15-24 139 132 -7 -5,2
25-34 313 325 12 3,8
35-44 324 337 13 4,0
45-54 325 308 -17 -5,2
55-64 252 257 5 1,9
65-74 51 48 -2 -4,8
Females 15-74 1 293 1 291 -1 -0,1
15-64 1 267 1 260 -7 -0,5
15-24 156 140 -16 -10,4
25-34 260 263 3 1,0
35-44 286 293 7 2,4
45-54 306 303 -3 -0,9
55-64 259 261 2 1,0
65-74 25 31 5 21,6

Source: Labour force survey 2018, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2018, Appendix table 4. Active population by sex and age 2017/12 - 2018/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.5.2019].
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