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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, January

Appendix table 4. Active population by sex and age 2017/08 - 2018/08

  Year/Month Change Change
2017/08 2018/08 2017/08 - 2018/08 2017/08 - 2018/08
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Age group        
Both sexes 15-74 2 704 2 753 49 1,8
15-64 2 633 2 680 47 1,8
15-24 337 322 -15 -4,5
25-34 567 599 33 5,7
35-44 603 619 17 2,8
45-54 636 623 -13 -2,0
55-64 490 516 26 5,2
65-74 71 73 2 2,2
Males 15-74 1 402 1 431 28 2,0
15-64 1 357 1 387 30 2,2
15-24 162 151 -11 -7,0
25-34 313 334 21 6,8
35-44 320 335 15 4,8
45-54 319 315 -4 -1,2
55-64 244 252 9 3,6
65-74 45 44 -2 -3,8
Females 15-74 1 302 1 322 20 1,5
15-64 1 276 1 293 17 1,3
15-24 175 171 -4 -2,1
25-34 254 265 11 4,4
35-44 283 284 1 0,5
45-54 317 308 -9 -2,8
55-64 247 264 17 6,8
65-74 26 29 3 12,5

Source: Labour force survey 2018, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.09.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2018, Appendix table 4. Active population by sex and age 2017/08 - 2018/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.3.2019].
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