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

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, January

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/03 - 2018/03

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/03 2018/03 2017/03 - 2018/03 2017/03 - 2018/03
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 109 4 122 13 0,3
Active population total 2 699 2 716 17 0,6
- employed 2 439 2 476 37 1,5
- unemployed 260 240 -20 -7,7
Inactive population 1 410 1 405 -5 -0,3
Males Population total 2 063 2 071 7 0,4
Active population total 1 398 1 409 11 0,8
- employed 1 249 1 279 30 2,4
- unemployed 149 130 -19 -13,0
Inactive population 665 662 -3 -0,5
Females Population total 2 046 2 051 5 0,3
Active population total 1 301 1 307 6 0,5
- employed 1 190 1 197 7 0,6
- unemployed 111 110 -1 -0,6
Inactive population 745 743 -1 -0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2018, March. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, Henri Lukkarinen 029 551 3704, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 24.4.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/03 - 2018/03 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.3.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/03/tyti_2018_03_2018-04-24_tau_002_en.html