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

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, May

Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/05 - 2018/05

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/05 2018/05 2017/05 - 2018/05 2017/05 - 2018/05
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 110 4 122 12 0,3
Active population total 2 762 2 816 54 2,0
- employed 2 465 2 555 90 3,6
- unemployed 297 261 -35 -11,9
Inactive population 1 348 1 306 -42 -3,1
Males Population total 2 064 2 071 7 0,3
Active population total 1 435 1 447 12 0,9
- employed 1 286 1 315 30 2,3
- unemployed 149 132 -17 -11,6
Inactive population 629 624 -5 -0,8
Females Population total 2 046 2 051 5 0,3
Active population total 1 327 1 369 42 3,2
- employed 1 180 1 240 60 5,1
- unemployed 148 130 -18 -12,3
Inactive population 718 682 -37 -5,1

Source: Labour force survey 2018, May. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Kirsi Toivonen 029 551 3535, Henri Lukkarinen 029 551 3704, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

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Updated 26.06.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2018, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2017/05 - 2018/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2018/05/tyti_2018_05_2018-06-26_tau_002_en.html