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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, July

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/10 - 2016/10

  Year/Month Change Change
2015/10 2016/10 2015/10 - 2016/10 2015/10 - 2016/10
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 106 4 109 3 0,1
Active population total 2 682 2 663 -19 -0,7
- employed 2 448 2 446 -2 -0,1
- unemployed 234 217 -18 -7,5
Inactive population 1 424 1 446 22 1,6
Males Population total 2 059 2 062 3 0,2
Active population total 1 368 1 386 17 1,3
- employed 1 244 1 274 30 2,4
- unemployed 124 111 -13 -10,3
Inactive population 691 677 -14 -2,0
Females Population total 2 047 2 047 -1 0,0
Active population total 1 314 1 277 -37 -2,8
- employed 1 204 1 172 -32 -2,7
- unemployed 110 105 -5 -4,3
Inactive population 734 770 36 4,9

Source: Labour force survey 2016, October. Statistics Finland

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

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Updated 22.11.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2016, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/10 - 2016/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/10/tyti_2016_10_2016-11-22_tau_002_en.html