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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/11 - 2017/11

  Year/Month Change Change
2016/11 2017/11
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 109 4 119 10 0,2
Active population total 2 626 2 686 59 2,2
- employed 2 413 2 496 83 3,4
- unemployed 213 190 -23 -11,0
Inactive population 1 483 1 434 -49 -3,3
Males Population total 2 063 2 069 6 0,3
Active population total 1 366 1 403 37 2,7
- employed 1 246 1 293 48 3,8
- unemployed 120 109 -11 -8,8
Inactive population 697 666 -31 -4,4
Females Population total 2 046 2 050 4 0,2
Active population total 1 261 1 283 22 1,8
- employed 1 167 1 202 35 3,0
- unemployed 94 81 -13 -13,8
Inactive population 785 767 -18 -2,3

Source: Labour force survey 2017, November. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, Joanna Viinikka 029 551 3796, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 22.12.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. November 2017, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/11 - 2017/11 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2017/11/tyti_2017_11_2017-12-22_tau_002_en.html