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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.2 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/05 - 2007/05

  Year/Month Change
2008/05 2008/04 2007/05 2008/05 - 2007/05
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent (%)
Labour force status Sex        
Population aged 15-74 Both sexes 4 001 3 999 3 978 0,6
Males 2 002 2 000 1 989 0,6
Females 2 000 1 999 1 989 0,5
Labour force Both sexes 2 800 2 666 2 730 2,6
Males 1 462 1 380 1 415 3,3
Females 1 339 1 287 1 315 1,8
Employed Both sexes 2 554 2 501 2 499 2,2
Males 1 335 1 295 1 302 2,5
Females 1 219 1 206 1 196 1,9
Unemployed Both sexes 247 165 232 6,5
Males 127 85 113 12,7
Females 120 80 119 0,7
Total persons not in labour force Both sexes 1 201 1 333 1 248 -3,8
Males 540 621 574 -6,0
Females 661 712 674 -1,9

Source: Labour force survey 2008, May. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heidi Melasniemi-Uutela (09) 1734 2523, Pekka Tossavainen (09) 1734 3517, Kalle Sinivuori (09) 1734 3524, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 24.6.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2008, 1.2 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/05 - 2007/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2008/05/tyti_2008_05_2008-06-24_tau_002_en.html