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

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2017, May

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/08 - 2016/08

  Year/Month Change Change
2015/08 2016/08 2015/08 - 2016/08 2015/08 - 2016/08
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 101 4 107 7 0,2
Active population total 2 691 2 690 -1 0,0
- employed 2 469 2 495 27 1,1
- unemployed 222 195 -28 -12,4
Inactive population 1 409 1 417 8 0,6
Males Population total 2 056 2 061 5 0,3
Active population total 1 386 1 397 12 0,8
- employed 1 267 1 297 29 2,3
- unemployed 119 101 -18 -14,9
Inactive population 670 664 -6 -0,9
Females Population total 2 045 2 046 2 0,1
Active population total 1 305 1 293 -13 -1,0
- employed 1 202 1 199 -3 -0,2
- unemployed 104 94 -10 -9,5
Inactive population 740 754 14 1,9

Source: Labour force survey 2016, August. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Joanna Viinikka 029 551 3796, Kirsi Toivonen 029 551 3535, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 20.09.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2016, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/08 - 2016/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.7.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/08/tyti_2016_08_2016-09-20_tau_002_en.html

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