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Active population

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All persons aged 15 to 74 who were employed or unemployed during the survey week belong to the active population. The concept of labour force can also be used of the active population.

Activity rate

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The ratio of those in the active population to the population of the same age. The concept of labour force participation rate can also be used of the activity rate.

Annual hours actually worked per employed

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Annual hours actually worked per employed are a mathematical concept, derived by dividing the number of all hours worked in a year by the annual average of employed persons. Thus is obtained the av...

Annual hours worked

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See annual hours actually worked per employed

Background to unemployment

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The background to unemployment refers to the activity of an unemployed person prior to unemployment: a) whether he or she was at work or outside the labour force, b) whether the job was permanent o...

Disabled

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Disabled include persons aged 15 to 64 not in the labour force who due to long- term illness or disability are not working or studying. Those on disability pensions not belonging to the labour forc...

Disguised unemployment

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Persons outside the labour force who would like gainful work and would be available for work within a fortnight, but who have not looked for work actively in the past four weeks are counted as pers...

Employed

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Employed persons are those who during the survey week have been gainfully employed for at least an hour for a pay or benefit in kind or for gaining profit. Those temporarily absent from work due to...

Employed

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A person is employed if he/she has during the survey week been in gainful employment at least one hour against wages or salary or fringe benefits, or to make profit. Employees temporarily absent fr...

Employed

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A person is employed if he/she has during the survey week been in gainful employment at least one hour against wages or salary or fringe benefits, or to make profit. Employees temporarily absent fr...

Employee

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Employee is a person who works in paid employment for a pay or fee. Employees are further classified into manual workers and salaried employees.

Employer sector

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The employed are divided according to the employer into public and private sectors. The public sector is sub-divided into state and municipalities. In the Labour Force Survey the employer sector is...

Employment rate

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The ratio of employed persons to the population of the same age. The employment rate of the total population is calculated as the ratio of 15 to 64-year-old employed persons to the population of th...

Evening work

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Evening work is work made between 6 and 11 pm.

Full-time work

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Employees or self-employed persons who report they work full-time in their main job are classified as full-time workers. The definition is not based on any hour limits, but on the respondent's ...

Hired work/Temporary agency work

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An employment relationship in which the employee works through an agency providing or hiring labour force.

Holiday and day off

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An employed person's holiday, weekend, mid-day holiday and other days off during the survey week.

Hours actually worked per week

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Hours actually worked per week are the number of hours worked by an employee, self-employed or unpaid family worker in the survey week. Hours actually worked per week are inquired separately on mai...

Hours actually worked per year

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Hours actually worked per year are the sum of hours worked by all employed persons, or the actual work input. It can be calculated by month, quarter or year. Hours actually worked include hours at ...

Hours worked

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Hours worked refer to the number of hours worked by the person (or persons) during the survey week. Hours actually worked comprise all hours worked, including (paid and unpaid) overtime and hours w...

Inactive population

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The economically inactive population consists of persons who are not employed or unemployed during the survey week. The concept of persons not in labour force can also be used of the inactive popul...

Industry

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The industry is defined for the main and secondary jobs of employed persons according to the employer's establishment or the industry of one's own enterprise. Statistics Finland's Stand...

Laid off

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In the Labour Force Survey, a person is defined as laid off if he or she has been completely absent from work in the survey week (also from a secondary job) and in the interview reports temporary l...

Long-term unemployed

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Long-term unemployed is a person who has been continuously unemployed during the survey time for 12 months or longer.

Main job

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The main job is the only or principal job of an employed person. Where several jobs exist, the main job is usually the job on which the respondent spends the most time or from which the highest inc...

Night work

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Night work is work made between 11 pm and 6 am.

Normal working hours

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Normal weekly working hours of an employed person in the main job, including regular overtime work.

Occupation

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Data on occupations are based on the interviewees' own reporting in the Labour Force Survey. The occupation of an employed person is defined according to the occupation in the main job. The occ...

Other day of absence

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A day on which an employed person has been absent from work for reasons such as parental leave or labour dispute.

Overtime hours

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Hours of overtime worked by employees for which compensation is received either in pay or as time off (the respondent's own opinion).

Overtime ratio

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The ratio of those working paid overtime hours in the survey week to all employed persons.

Overtime work

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Overtime work is made by an employee in addition to agreement-based working hours. Overtime may be unpaid or paid, for which compensation is received either in pay or as time off.

Part-time work

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Employees or self-employed persons who report they work part-time in their main job are classified as part-time workers. The definition is not based on any hour limits, but on the respondent's ...

Pensioner

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A pensioner is a person not belonging to the labour force who is retired on account of age or years of service.

Persons at work/not at work

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An employed person who was at work at least on one day in the survey week is counted as being at work. An employed person who was temporarily absent from work during the whole survey week because o...

Persons not in the labour force

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Persons not in the labour force consist of those who were not employed or unemployed during the survey week. Persons not in the labour force can also be called those outside the labour force.

Persons not in the labour force

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Persons not in the labour force consist of those who were not employed or unemployed during the survey week. Persons not in the labour force can be divided by their main activity in the survey week...

Private sector

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In the Labour Force Survey the employer sector is determined on the basis of the information on the job or enterprise in the Business Register. The classification differs to some extent from that u...

Proportion of overtime hours

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Percentage proportion of overtime hours of all hours actually worked.

Public sector

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In the Labour Force Survey the employer sector is determined on the basis of the information on the job or enterprise in the Business Register. The classification differs to some extent from that u...

Secondary job

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Work made in addition to the employee's or self-employed person's main job. The definition of main and secondary jobs is based on the respondent's own reporting. The secondary job is us...

Secondary job rate

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The ratio of those working at secondary jobs in the survey week to all employed persons.

Self-employed

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Self-employed persons are those who are engaged in economic activities on their own account and at their own risk. Self-employed can be self-employed with employees or without employees, such as ow...

Self-employed employer

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A self-employed person employing paid labour force.

Shift work

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Shift work is work in which shifts change regularly according to an agreed rota of time periods. If the person permanently works only a specific shift, such as night shift, he/she is not counted as...

Sickness day

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Absence from the main job in the survey week because of the employed person's own sickness or accident.

Socio-economic group

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Employees are classified according to socio-economic group into upper-level and lower-level employees and manual workers. Self-employed persons can be grouped into self-employed without employees, ...

Status in employment

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Status in employment classifies employed persons into those in paid employment, that is, into employees and self-employed and unpaid family workers. Self-employed persons can also be grouped into s...

Temporary employment

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Employees with an employment contract for a fixed term, for a trial period, or for carrying out certain tasks are considered as being in temporary employment.

Underemployed

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Underemployed are those who are engaged in part-time work because full-time work is not available, or whose employer has them work a reduced working week, or who have had no work due to shortage of...

Unemployed

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A person is unemployed if he/she is without work during the survey week (not in paid employment or working as self-employed), has actively sought employment in the past four weeks as an employee or...

Unemployed

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All persons who for the whole survey week were without work, had been seeking a job actively in the past four weeks as an employee or a self-employed person and could accept a job within two weeks ...

Unemployment day

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A day on which an unemployed or employed person has been absent from work because of unemployment, lay-off, reduced working week, or arrangements made to start a job.

Unemployment rate

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The unemployment rate is the ratio of the unemployed to the active population (labour force) of the same age, i.e. employed and unemployed persons. The unemployment rate of the total population is ...

Unpaid family worker

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Unpaid family workers are members of the same household working without actual pay in an enterprise or farm owned by a family member.

Usual weekly working hours

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An employed person's usual weekly working hours are the customary or average weekly working hours in the main job. Absences have no effect on usual weekly working hours. For employees usual wee...

Work attendance rate

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The ratio of persons at work to the total number of employed persons.


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