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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/I - 2016/I

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2015/I 2016/I 2015/I - 2016/I 2015/I - 2016/I
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 100 4 110 10 0,2
Active population total 2 648 2 651 3 0,1
- employed 2 391 2 396 5 0,2
- unemployed 257 255 -2 -0,6
Inactive population 1 452 1 459 6 0,4
Males Population total 2 055 2 061 6 0,3
Active population total 1 363 1 367 4 0,3
- employed 1 219 1 227 8 0,7
- unemployed 144 140 -4 -2,6
Inactive population 692 694 1 0,2
Females Population total 2 045 2 049 4 0,2
Active population total 1 285 1 284 -1 -0,1
- employed 1 172 1 169 -3 -0,3
- unemployed 113 115 2 1,8
Inactive population 760 765 5 0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.4.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2016, Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/I - 2016/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/03/tyti_2016_03_2016-04-26_tau_020_en.html