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

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, June

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/05 - 2016/05

  Year/Month Change Change
2015/05 2016/05 2015/05 - 2016/05 2015/05 - 2016/05
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 099 4 108 9 0,2
Active population total 2 758 2 747 -10 -0,4
- employed 2 433 2 450 16 0,7
- unemployed 324 298 -27 -8,2
Inactive population 1 341 1 361 20 1,5
Males Population total 2 055 2 061 6 0,3
Active population total 1 407 1 429 22 1,6
- employed 1 239 1 267 28 2,3
- unemployed 168 162 -6 -3,7
Inactive population 648 632 -16 -2,5
Females Population total 2 044 2 048 3 0,2
Active population total 1 351 1 318 -32 -2,4
- employed 1 194 1 182 -12 -1,0
- unemployed 156 136 -20 -13,1
Inactive population 694 729 36 5,2

Source: Labour force survey 2016, May. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, Joanna Viinikka 029 551 3796, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 21.06.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2016, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/05 - 2016/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/05/tyti_2016_05_2016-06-21_tau_002_en.html