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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, October

Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/IV - 2016/IV

  Year/Quarter Change Change
2015/IV 2016/IV 2015/IV - 2016/IV 2015/IV - 2016/IV
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 108 4 109 1 0,0
Active population total 2 643 2 639 -3 -0,1
- employed 2 412 2 427 14 0,6
- unemployed 230 212 -18 -7,8
Inactive population 1 465 1 470 5 0,3
Males Population total 2 060 2 063 3 0,1
Active population total 1 364 1 375 11 0,8
- employed 1 237 1 260 23 1,8
- unemployed 126 115 -11 -8,9
Inactive population 696 688 -9 -1,2
Females Population total 2 048 2 046 -2 -0,1
Active population total 1 279 1 264 -15 -1,2
- employed 1 175 1 166 -8 -0,7
- unemployed 104 98 -7 -6,3
Inactive population 769 782 13 1,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 20. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2015/IV - 2016/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.12.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/12/tyti_2016_12_2017-01-24_tau_020_en.html