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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/II - 2018/II

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2017/II 2018/II 2017/II - 2018/II 2017/II - 2018/II
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 111 4 122 11 0,3
Active population total 2 769 2 802 33 1,2
- employed 2 494 2 573 79 3,2
- unemployed 275 229 -46 -16,7
Inactive population 1 342 1 320 -22 -1,6
Males Population total 2 064 2 071 7 0,3
Active population total 1 439 1 450 11 0,8
- employed 1 294 1 328 34 2,6
- unemployed 145 122 -23 -15,8
Inactive population 625 621 -5 -0,7
Females Population total 2 046 2 051 5 0,2
Active population total 1 330 1 352 22 1,6
- employed 1 200 1 245 45 3,7
- unemployed 130 107 -23 -17,8
Inactive population 717 699 -17 -2,4

Source: Labour force survey 2018, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.7.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2018, Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/II - 2018/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/06/tyti_2018_06_2018-07-24_tau_020_en.html