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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

Appendix table 4. Active population by sex and age 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 Age group        
Both sexes 15-74 2 628 2 628 0 0,0
15-64 2 563 2 566 3 0,1
15-24 276 291 15 5,4
25-34 569 571 1 0,3
35-44 578 578 0 0,0
45-54 650 636 -14 -2,1
55-64 490 491 1 0,2
65-74 66 62 -4 -5,4
Males 15-74 1 359 1 374 15 1,1
15-64 1 317 1 334 17 1,3
15-24 133 149 16 12,1
25-34 315 313 -2 -0,5
35-44 307 306 0 -0,2
45-54 326 329 3 0,9
55-64 237 236 0 -0,2
65-74 41 40 -1 -2,9
Females 15-74 1 270 1 254 -16 -1,2
15-64 1 245 1 232 -13 -1,1
15-24 143 142 -1 -0,8
25-34 254 257 3 1,2
35-44 271 272 0 0,2
45-54 324 307 -17 -5,1
55-64 253 254 1 0,5
65-74 25 22 -2 -9,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 4. Active population by sex and age 2015/12 - 2016/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.4.2019].
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