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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/03 - 2016/03

  Year/Month Change Change
2015/03 2016/03 2015/03 - 2016/03 2015/03 - 2016/03
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 099 4 110 10 0,3
Active population total 2 654 2 694 40 1,5
- employed 2 382 2 420 39 1,6
- unemployed 272 273 1 0,4
Inactive population 1 445 1 416 -29 -2,0
Males Population total 2 055 2 061 6 0,3
Active population total 1 381 1 401 20 1,4
- employed 1 226 1 256 30 2,5
- unemployed 156 145 -11 -6,9
Inactive population 673 660 -14 -2,0
Females Population total 2 044 2 049 4 0,2
Active population total 1 273 1 293 20 1,6
- employed 1 156 1 164 8 0,7
- unemployed 117 129 12 10,2
Inactive population 772 756 -16 -2,1

Source: Labour force survey 2016, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.4.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2016, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/03 - 2016/03 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/03/tyti_2016_03_2016-04-26_tau_002_en.html