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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, June

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2019/10 - 2020/10

  Year/Month Change Change
2019/10 2020/10 2019/10 - 2020/10 2019/10 - 2020/10
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 130 4 131 1 0,0
Active population total 2 725 2 733 8 0,3
- employed 2 557 2 530 -26 -1,0
- unemployed 169 203 34 20,1
Inactive population 1 405 1 398 -7 -0,5
Males Population total 2 076 2 078 1 0,1
Active population total 1 408 1 430 21 1,5
- employed 1 313 1 322 9 0,7
- unemployed 96 108 12 12,4
Inactive population 668 648 -20 -3,0
Females Population total 2 054 2 053 0 0,0
Active population total 1 317 1 304 -13 -1,0
- employed 1 244 1 209 -35 -2,8
- unemployed 73 95 22 30,3
Inactive population 737 750 13 1,8

Source: Labour force survey 2020, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.11.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2020, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2019/10 - 2020/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.7.2021].
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