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Population aged 15 to 74 by activity

  2000 2010 2018 2019
Population aged 15 to 74, thousand 3 901 4 043 4 124 4 128
Labour force 2 589 2 672 2 742 2 750
  Employed 2 335 2 447 2 540 2 566
  Unemployed 253 224 202 184
Inactive population 1 312 1 372 1 382 1 378
Labour force rate, % 66,4 66,1 66,5 66,6
Unemployment rate, % 9,8 8,4 7,4 6,7
Males 9,1 9,1 7,4 7,2
Females 10,6 7,6 7,3 6,2
Employed by type of employment relationship, thousand    
Full-time work 2 047 2 087 2 115 2 125
Part-time work 286 358 424 439
Employed by employer sector, thousand    
Private 1 692 1 774 1 862 1 892
Local government 486 510 532 531
Central government 151 153 140 138
Employed by status in employment, thousand    
Employees 2 016 2 120 2 204 2 220
Self-employed persons and unpaid family workers 319 328 335 345
Annual hours actually worked per employee, hours/year    
Total 1 638 1 584 1 592 1 582
Private sector 1 673 1 614 1 616 1 606
Public sector 1 563 1 520 1 536 1 526

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Employment rate, persons aged 15 to 64

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Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Employed persons aged 15 to 74 by industry

Industry TOL 2008 2000 2010 2018 2019
  Thousand persons
Agriculture, forestry and fishing; mining and quarrying  146 115 101 105
Manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning and water supply; sewerage and waste management  473 388 361 353
Construction  147 172 198 193
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles  277 298 292 287
Transportation and storage  152 156 143 143
Accommodation and food service activities  77 83 86 97
Information and communication  89 95 114 123
Financial, insurance and real estate activities  70 71 77 77
Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities  184 250 291 300
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security  115 117 116 113
Education  165 174 184 187
Human health and social work activities  326 379 417 422
Arts, entertainment and recreation; other service activities  109 139 153 157
Industry unknown  6 12 7 7
Total 2 335 2 447 2 540 2 566

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Employees aged 15 to 74 by type of employment relationship

  Employees
total
Permanent
full-time work
Permanent
part-time work
Fixed-term work
    Males Females Males Females Males Females
  Thousand persons            
2010 2 120 851 730 58 151 129 201
2011 2 143 851 734 67 155 135 202
2012 2 146 847 741 66 156 134 202
2013 2 127 846 734 61 155 129 201
2014 2 105 827 730 67 151 129 200
2015 2 090 817 733 71 149 127 194
2016 2 105 830 715 69 159 136 197
2017 2 147 855 716 68 164 141 204
2018 2 204 875 732 72 162 147 216
2019 2 220 887 737 72 175 143 207

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Unemployed, aged 15 to 74 years of age

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Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Unemployment rate

  Total Males Females Aged 15 to 24
  Aged 15 to 74   
  % % % %
2010 8,4 9,1 7,6 21,4
2011 7,8 8,4 7,1 20,1
2012 7,7 8,3 7,1 19,0
2013 8,2 8,8 7,5 19,9
2014 8,7 9,3 8,0 20,5
2015 9,4 9,9 8,8 22,4
2016 8,8 9,0 8,6 20,1
2017 8,6 8,9 8,4 20,1
2018 7,4 7,4 7,3 17,0
2019 6,7 7,2 6,2 17,2

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Commuting

  Persons working outside their municipality of residence Persons working in their municipality of residence
  Total % Total %
1990 510 138 21,9 1 822 144 78,1
2000 611 275 27,4 1 617 282 72,6
2010 752 242 32,3 1 573 437 67,7
2011 771 537 32,8 1 582 885 67,2
2012 770 300 32,9 1 569 604 67,1
2013 760 939 33,1 1 540 812 66,9
2014 756 617 33,3 1 517 459 66,7
2015 758 717 33,6 1 497 742 66,4
2016 775 724 34,1 1 499 955 65,9
2017 805 713 34,6 1 522 017 65,4

Source: Statistics Finland, Employment

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Updated: 9.10.2019

 

Main topic: Labour Market

Last updated 6 Mar 2020