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Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2020/08 - 2021/08

  Year/Month Change Change
2020/08 2021/08 2020/08 - 2021/08 2020/08 - 2021/08
1000 persons 1000 persons 1000 persons Per cent, %
Sex Labour force status        
Both sexes Population total 4 137 4 122 -15 -0,4
Active population total 2 696 2 767 71 2,6
- employed 2 484 2 588 104 4,2
- unemployed 212 179 -33 -15,5
Inactive population 1 441 1 355 -85 -5,9
Males Population total 2 080 2 075 -5 -0,2
Active population total 1 416 1 447 31 2,2
- employed 1 304 1 349 44 3,4
- unemployed 112 98 -13 -11,9
Inactive population 664 628 -36 -5,4
Females Population total 2 057 2 047 -10 -0,5
Active population total 1 280 1 320 40 3,1
- employed 1 180 1 239 59 5,0
- unemployed 100 80 -20 -19,5
Inactive population 777 727 -50 -6,4

Source: Labour force survey 2021, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.9.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2021, Appendix table 2. Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2020/08 - 2021/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.7.2022].
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