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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, September

Appendix table 45. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex in 2015 - 2017

  Year Change Change
2015 2016 2017 2016/2017 2016/2017
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status          
Both sexes Population total 4 102 4 109 4 114 5 0,1
Active population total 2 689 2 685 2 707 22 0,8
- employed 2 437 2 448 2 473 25 1,0
- unemployed 252 237 234 -3 -1,2
Inactive population 1 413 1 424 1 407 -17 -1,2
Males Population total 2 056 2 061 2 066 4 0,2
Active population total 1 386 1 392 1 407 15 1,1
- employed 1 249 1 267 1 282 16 1,2
- unemployed 137 126 125 -1 -0,8
Inactive population 671 669 659 -10 -1,5
Females Population total 2 046 2 047 2 048 0 0,0
Active population total 1 303 1 293 1 300 8 0,6
- employed 1 188 1 182 1 191 9 0,8
- unemployed 115 111 109 -2 -1,7
Inactive population 742 755 748 -7 -0,9

Source: Labour force survey 2017, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.1.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2017, Appendix table 45. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex in 2015 - 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2018].
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