Appendix table 2. Working-age population, persons who had been unemployed during the year and their share of working-age population and the share of persons who had been unemployed for the whole year among the unemployed by region in 2016

Region Population aged 18 to 64, number Persons who had been unemployed during the year, number 1) Persons who had been unemployed for the whole year, number Persons who had been unemployed during the year among the population aged 18 to 64, % Share of persons who had been unemployed for the whole year of the unemployed, %
Central Finland 162,129 39,365 7,912 24.3 20.1
Central Ostrobothnia 38,465 7,288 927 18.9 12.7
Etelä-Savo 82,762 19,157 2,919 23.1 15.2
Kainuu 42,548 10,561 1,336 24.8 12.7
Kanta-Häme 99,811 19,626 3,108 19.7 15.8
Kymenlaakso 101,186 24,608 4,632 24.3 18.8
Lapland 105,101 26,687 3,897 25.4 14.6
North Karelia 95,624 24,793 4,218 25.9 17.0
North Ostrobothnia 238,863 55,425 8,284 23.2 14.9
Ostrobothnia 104,044 17,864 2,306 17.2 12.9
Pirkanmaa 305,509 68,527 14,330 22.4 20.9
Pohjois-Savo 145,032 30,477 5,061 21.0 16.6
Päijät-Häme 115,465 27,548 5,684 23.9 20.6
Satakunta 125,296 30,073 4,254 24.0 14.1
South Karelia 75,243 17,900 2,972 23.8 16.6
South Ostrobothnia 107,432 20,862 1,993 19.4 9.6
Uusimaa 1,036,679 179,738 37,983 17.3 21.1
Varsinais-Suomi 282,918 58,968 10,198 20.8 17.3
Åland 17,310 1,396 83 8.1 5.9
Whole country 3,281,417 680,863 122,097 20.7 17.9
1) The number of all unemployed persons aged 15 to 64 has been proportioned to the number of working-age persons (aged 18 to 64) because there was relatively few unemployed persons aged under 18 during the year, 1,105 persons, which is 0.2 per cent of all persons who had been unemployed during the year.

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.5.2017

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