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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, September

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/12 - 2017/12

  Year/Month Change Change
2016/12 2017/12 2016/12 - 2017/12 2016/12 - 2017/12
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 109 4 119 10 0,2
Active population total 2 628 2 697 68 2,6
- employed 2 421 2 469 48 2,0
- unemployed 207 227 20 9,8
Inactive population 1 481 1 423 -58 -3,9
Males Population total 2 063 2 069 6 0,3
Active population total 1 374 1 404 30 2,2
- employed 1 261 1 279 19 1,5
- unemployed 113 125 12 10,2
Inactive population 689 665 -24 -3,5
Females Population total 2 046 2 050 4 0,2
Active population total 1 254 1 293 38 3,1
- employed 1 160 1 190 30 2,5
- unemployed 94 103 9 9,3
Inactive population 792 758 -34 -4,3

Source: Labour force survey 2017, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.1.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2017, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/12 - 2017/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2017/12/tyti_2017_12_2018-01-25_tau_002_en.html