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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, January

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/01 - 2018/01

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/01 2018/01 2017/01 - 2018/01 2017/01 - 2018/01
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 109 4 125 16 0,4
Active population total 2 633 2 700 67 2,6
- employed 2 391 2 462 71 3,0
- unemployed 242 238 -4 -1,7
Inactive population 1 475 1 425 -51 -3,4
Males Population total 2 063 2 072 9 0,5
Active population total 1 361 1 384 23 1,7
- employed 1 238 1 268 31 2,5
- unemployed 123 116 -7 -5,8
Inactive population 702 688 -14 -2,0
Females Population total 2 046 2 053 7 0,3
Active population total 1 272 1 316 44 3,4
- employed 1 153 1 194 41 3,6
- unemployed 119 122 3 2,4
Inactive population 773 737 -37 -4,8

Source: Labour force survey 2018, January. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.02.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. January 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/01 - 2018/01 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/01/tyti_2018_01_2018-02-20_tau_002_en.html