A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, July

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/04 - 2016/04

  Year/Month Change Change
2015/04 2016/04 2015/04 - 2016/04 2015/04 - 2016/04
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 099 4 109 9 0,2
Active population total 2 708 2 686 -23 -0,8
- employed 2 429 2 422 -7 -0,3
- unemployed 280 264 -16 -5,7
Inactive population 1 391 1 423 32 2,3
Males Population total 2 055 2 061 6 0,3
Active population total 1 393 1 388 -4 -0,3
- employed 1 238 1 243 5 0,4
- unemployed 155 145 -10 -6,2
Inactive population 662 672 10 1,5
Females Population total 2 044 2 048 4 0,2
Active population total 1 316 1 298 -18 -1,4
- employed 1 191 1 179 -12 -1,0
- unemployed 125 119 -6 -5,1
Inactive population 729 751 22 3,0

Source: Labour force survey 2016, April. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Joanna Viinikka 029 551 3796, Ulla Hannula 029 551 2924, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 24.05.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. April 2016, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/04 - 2016/04 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/04/tyti_2016_04_2016-05-24_tau_002_en.html