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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

1.2 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/09 - 2007/09

  Year/Month Change
2008/09 2008/08 2007/09 2008/09 - 2007/09
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent (%)
Labour force status Sex        
Population aged 15-74 Both sexes 4 008 4 008 3 985 0,6
Males 2 005 2 005 1 993 0,6
Females 2 003 2 003 1 992 0,5
Labour force Both sexes 2 670 2 717 2 640 1,1
Males 1 390 1 405 1 362 2,1
Females 1 279 1 312 1 278 0,1
Employed Both sexes 2 511 2 566 2 472 1,6
Males 1 311 1 339 1 280 2,4
Females 1 201 1 226 1 192 0,7
Unemployed Both sexes 158 151 168 -5,9
Males 80 65 82 -2,4
Females 78 86 86 -9,2
Total persons not in labour force Both sexes 1 339 1 291 1 345 -0,4
Males 615 600 631 -2,5
Females 724 691 714 1,4

Source: Labour force survey 2008, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.10.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2008, 1.2 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/09 - 2007/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.12.2019].
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