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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, July

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/02 - 2016/02

  Year/Month Change Change
2015/02 2016/02 2015/02 - 2016/02 2015/02 - 2016/02
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 101 4 110 9 0,2
Active population total 2 660 2 630 -30 -1,1
- employed 2 392 2 382 -10 -0,4
- unemployed 268 248 -20 -7,6
Inactive population 1 441 1 480 39 2,7
Males Population total 2 056 2 061 5 0,3
Active population total 1 358 1 353 -4 -0,3
- employed 1 215 1 213 -2 -0,2
- unemployed 142 140 -2 -1,5
Inactive population 698 708 10 1,4
Females Population total 2 045 2 049 4 0,2
Active population total 1 303 1 277 -26 -2,0
- employed 1 177 1 169 -8 -0,7
- unemployed 126 107 -18 -14,6
Inactive population 742 772 30 4,0

Source: Labour force survey 2016, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.03.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. February 2016, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/02 - 2016/02 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/02/tyti_2016_02_2016-03-22_tau_002_en.html