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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, April

7.2 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/III - 2007/III

  Year/Quarter Change
2008/III 2008/II 2007/III 2008/III - 2007/III
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent (%)
Labour force status Sex        
Population aged 15-74 Both sexes 4 007 4 001 3 983 0,6
Males 2 005 2 001 1 992 0,7
Females 2 003 2 000 1 991 0,6
Labour force Both sexes 2 717 2 776 2 705 0,4
Males 1 408 1 444 1 403 0,4
Females 1 309 1 333 1 302 0,5
Employed Both sexes 2 566 2 574 2 542 1,0
Males 1 339 1 342 1 327 0,9
Females 1 228 1 232 1 214 1,1
Unemployed Both sexes 151 202 164 -7,7
Males 70 102 76 -8,3
Females 81 101 88 -7,2
Total persons not in labour force Both sexes 1 290 1 225 1 278 0,9
Males 596 558 588 1,3
Females 694 667 689 0,6

Source: Labour force survey 2008, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.10.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2008, 7.2 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/III - 2007/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2019].
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