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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

Appendix table 45. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex in 2014 - 2016

  Year Change Change
2014 2015 2016 2015/2016 2015/2016
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status          
Both sexes Population total 4 095 4 102 4 109 7 0,2
Active population total 2 679 2 689 2 685 -4 -0,2
- employed 2 447 2 437 2 448 11 0,5
- unemployed 232 252 237 -15 -6,1
Inactive population 1 416 1 413 1 424 11 0,8
Males Population total 2 052 2 056 2 061 5 0,2
Active population total 1 383 1 386 1 392 7 0,5
- employed 1 254 1 249 1 267 18 1,4
- unemployed 129 137 126 -11 -8,0
Inactive population 669 671 669 -2 -0,3
Females Population total 2 043 2 046 2 047 2 0,1
Active population total 1 296 1 303 1 293 -11 -0,8
- employed 1 193 1 188 1 182 -7 -0,5
- unemployed 103 115 111 -4 -3,8
Inactive population 747 742 755 13 1,7

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 45. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex in 2014 - 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.4.2019].
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