Official Statistics of Finland


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Number of young people aged 18 to 24 at risk of social exclusion 13,500 in 2019
08 Apr 2021
According to Statistics Finlands employment statistics, there were 178,500 persons in the other inactive population in 2019. The other inactive population includes persons aged 16 or over who do not belong to the labour force, nor are they students, pensioners or persons performing military or non-military service. Among the other inactive population, there were 13,500 young people aged 18 to 24 without post-comprehensive school qualifications. The group of the other inactive population also includes parents of small children, people with disabilities or chronically ill, as well as persons living with income support or capital income.

Description: Employment statistics are annual statistics providing data by region on the population’s economic activity and employment. The population for the statistics is the permanently resident population in the country on the last day of the year. The data are mainly derived from administrative registers and statistical data files. The unit-specific data of the employment statistics are confidential by virtue of the Statistics Act. Data can be compiled by all regional divisions based on municipalities and co-ordinates and by postal code areas.
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Keywords: dependency ratio, employed persons, employment, entrepreneurs, foreigners, industrial structure, industries, labour force, nationality, occupations, population, private sector, public sector, risk of unemployment, socio-economic group, status in employment, unemployed, unemployment, workplaces.
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Change: The new Classification of Occupations will be introduced in the employment statistics in November 2012
28 Sep 2011
The new Classification of Occupations 2010 will be taken into use in the annual statistics for 2010 in November 2012.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.5.2021].
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