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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, July

Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/IV - 2018/IV

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2017/IV 2018/IV 2017/IV - 2018/IV 2017/IV - 2018/IV
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 119 4 127 8 0,2
Active population total 2 690 2 702 12 0,4
- employed 2 486 2 541 55 2,2
- unemployed 205 162 -43 -21,1
Inactive population 1 429 1 424 -4 -0,3
Males Population total 2 069 2 074 5 0,2
Active population total 1 400 1 406 6 0,4
- employed 1 288 1 317 29 2,3
- unemployed 113 89 -23 -20,6
Inactive population 669 668 -1 -0,1
Females Population total 2 050 2 053 3 0,1
Active population total 1 290 1 296 6 0,4
- employed 1 198 1 224 26 2,1
- unemployed 92 72 -20 -21,7
Inactive population 760 757 -3 -0,4

Source: Labour force survey 2018, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2018, Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/IV - 2018/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.8.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/12/tyti_2018_12_2019-01-24_tau_020_en.html