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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, May

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/02 - 2018/02

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/02 2018/02 2017/02 - 2018/02 2017/02 - 2018/02
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 108 4 125 16 0,4
Active population total 2 632 2 702 70 2,7
- employed 2 390 2 469 79 3,3
- unemployed 242 233 -9 -3,6
Inactive population 1 476 1 423 -54 -3,6
Males Population total 2 063 2 072 9 0,5
Active population total 1 359 1 392 34 2,5
- employed 1 221 1 272 50 4,1
- unemployed 137 121 -17 -12,1
Inactive population 704 680 -24 -3,4
Females Population total 2 045 2 052 7 0,3
Active population total 1 273 1 310 36 2,9
- employed 1 169 1 197 29 2,4
- unemployed 105 112 8 7,5
Inactive population 772 743 -30 -3,8

Source: Labour force survey 2018, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.03.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. February 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/02 - 2018/02 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/02/tyti_2018_02_2018-03-20_tau_002_en.html