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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2014/08 - 2015/08

  Year/Month Change Change
2014/08 2015/08 2014/08 - 2015/08 2014/08 - 2015/08
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 096 4 101 4 0,1
Active population total 2 662 2 691 30 1,1
- employed 2 465 2 469 4 0,2
- unemployed 197 222 26 13,1
Inactive population 1 434 1 409 -25 -1,7
Males Population total 2 052 2 056 3 0,2
Active population total 1 363 1 386 23 1,7
- employed 1 257 1 267 10 0,8
- unemployed 105 119 13 12,8
Inactive population 690 670 -20 -2,9
Females Population total 2 044 2 045 1 0,0
Active population total 1 299 1 305 6 0,5
- employed 1 208 1 202 -6 -0,5
- unemployed 91 104 12 13,4
Inactive population 745 740 -5 -0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2015, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.9.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2015, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2014/08 - 2015/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2015/08/tyti_2015_08_2015-09-22_tau_002_en.html