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

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/07 - 2017/07

  Year/Month Change Change
2016/07 2017/07 2016/07 - 2017/07 2016/07 - 2017/07
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 108 4 115 7 0,2
Active population total 2 738 2 763 25 0,9
- employed 2 525 2 556 31 1,2
- unemployed 214 207 -6 -2,9
Inactive population 1 369 1 352 -18 -1,3
Males Population total 2 061 2 067 6 0,3
Active population total 1 415 1 457 42 3,0
- employed 1 308 1 350 42 3,2
- unemployed 107 107 0 0,2
Inactive population 646 610 -36 -5,6
Females Population total 2 047 2 048 2 0,1
Active population total 1 323 1 306 -17 -1,3
- employed 1 217 1 206 -10 -0,9
- unemployed 107 100 -6 -6,1
Inactive population 723 742 19 2,6

Source: Labour force survey 2017, July. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, Ulla Hannula 029 551 2924, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 22.8.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. July 2017, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2016/07 - 2017/07 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2017/07/tyti_2017_07_2017-08-22_tau_002_en.html