A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/05 - 2017/05

  Year/Month Change Change
2016/05 2017/05 2016/05 - 2017/05 2016/05 - 2017/05
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 108 4 110 1 0,0
Active population total 2 747 2 762 15 0,5
- employed 2 450 2 465 16 0,6
- unemployed 298 297 -1 -0,3
Inactive population 1 361 1 348 -13 -1,0
Males Population total 2 061 2 064 3 0,2
Active population total 1 429 1 435 6 0,4
- employed 1 267 1 286 18 1,5
- unemployed 162 149 -13 -8,0
Inactive population 632 629 -2 -0,4
Females Population total 2 048 2 046 -2 -0,1
Active population total 1 318 1 327 9 0,7
- employed 1 182 1 180 -3 -0,2
- unemployed 136 148 12 8,7
Inactive population 729 718 -11 -1,5

Source: Labour force survey 2017, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.6.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2017, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/05 - 2017/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2017/05/tyti_2017_05_2017-06-20_tau_002_en.html