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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2018/05 - 2019/05

  Year/Month Change Change
2018/05 2019/05 2018/05 - 2019/05 2018/05 - 2019/05
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 122 4 125 3 0,1
Active population total 2 816 2 835 19 0,7
- employed 2 555 2 587 32 1,2
- unemployed 261 249 -12 -4,8
Inactive population 1 306 1 289 -16 -1,3
Males Population total 2 071 2 073 2 0,1
Active population total 1 447 1 477 31 2,1
- employed 1 315 1 344 29 2,2
- unemployed 132 133 1 1,0
Inactive population 624 596 -28 -4,5
Females Population total 2 051 2 052 1 0,0
Active population total 1 369 1 358 -11 -0,8
- employed 1 240 1 242 2 0,2
- unemployed 130 116 -14 -10,7
Inactive population 682 694 12 1,8

Source: Labour force survey 2019, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.06.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2019, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2018/05 - 2019/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2019/05/tyti_2019_05_2019-06-25_tau_002_en.html