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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, December

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2018/10 - 2019/10

  Year/Month Change Change
2018/10 2019/10 2018/10 - 2019/10 2018/10 - 2019/10
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 126 4 130 4 0,1
Active population total 2 707 2 725 19 0,7
- employed 2 535 2 557 21 0,8
- unemployed 171 169 -3 -1,5
Inactive population 1 419 1 405 -15 -1,0
Males Population total 2 073 2 076 3 0,1
Active population total 1 400 1 408 9 0,6
- employed 1 304 1 313 8 0,6
- unemployed 95 96 0 0,4
Inactive population 673 668 -6 -0,8
Females Population total 2 052 2 054 1 0,1
Active population total 1 307 1 317 10 0,8
- employed 1 231 1 244 13 1,1
- unemployed 76 73 -3 -3,8
Inactive population 746 737 -9 -1,2

Source: Labour force survey 2019, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.11.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2019, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2018/10 - 2019/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.2.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2019/10/tyti_2019_10_2019-11-26_tau_002_en.html