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

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/12 - 2016/12

  Year/Month Change Change
2015/12 2016/12 2015/12 - 2016/12 2015/12 - 2016/12
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 109 4 109 0 0,0
Active population total 2 628 2 628 0 0,0
- employed 2 387 2 421 34 1,4
- unemployed 241 207 -34 -14,0
Inactive population 1 481 1 481 0 0,0
Males Population total 2 061 2 063 2 0,1
Active population total 1 359 1 374 15 1,1
- employed 1 230 1 261 31 2,5
- unemployed 129 113 -15 -12,0
Inactive population 702 689 -13 -1,9
Females Population total 2 049 2 046 -3 -0,1
Active population total 1 270 1 254 -16 -1,2
- employed 1 158 1 160 3 0,2
- unemployed 112 94 -18 -16,3
Inactive population 779 792 13 1,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 24.1.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/12 - 2016/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.4.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/12/tyti_2016_12_2017-01-24_tau_002_en.html