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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/10 - 2018/10

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/10 2018/10 2017/10 - 2018/10 2017/10 - 2018/10
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 118 4 126 8 0,2
Active population total 2 689 2 707 18 0,7
- employed 2 492 2 535 43 1,7
- unemployed 197 171 -26 -13,0
Inactive population 1 429 1 419 -10 -0,7
Males Population total 2 068 2 073 5 0,3
Active population total 1 394 1 400 6 0,4
- employed 1 290 1 304 14 1,1
- unemployed 104 95 -8 -7,9
Inactive population 674 673 -1 -0,1
Females Population total 2 050 2 052 3 0,1
Active population total 1 295 1 307 12 0,9
- employed 1 202 1 231 29 2,4
- unemployed 93 76 -17 -18,6
Inactive population 754 746 -9 -1,2

Source: Labour force survey 2018, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.11.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/10 - 2018/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/10/tyti_2018_10_2018-11-20_tau_002_en.html