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Population aged 15 to 74 by activity

  2000 2010 2019 2020
Population aged 15 to 74, thousand 3 901 4 043 4 128 4 133
Labour force 2 589 2 672 2 750 2 741
  Employed 2 335 2 447 2 566 2 528
  Unemployed 253 224 184 213
Inactive population 1 312 1 372 1 378 1 392
Labour force rate, % 66,4 66,1 66,6 66,3
Unemployment rate, % 9,8 8,4 6,7 7,8
Males 9,1 9,1 7,2 8,0
Females 10,6 7,6 6,2 7,5
Employed by type of employment relationship, thousand    
Full-time work 2 047 2 087 2 125 2 113
Part-time work 286 358 439 414
Employed by employer sector, thousand    
Private 1 692 1 774 1 892 1 871
Local government 486 510 531 495
Central government 151 153 138 157
Employed by status in employment, thousand    
Employees 2 016 2 120 2 220 2 189
Self-employed persons and unpaid family workers 319 328 345 340
Annual hours actually worked per employee, hours/year    
Total 1 638 1 584 1 582 1 581
Private sector 1 673 1 614 1 606 1 592
Public sector 1 563 1 520 1 526 1 554

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Employment rate, persons aged 15 to 64

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Employed persons aged 15 to 74 by industry

Industry TOL 2008 2000 2010 2019 2020
  Thousand persons
Agriculture, forestry and fishing; mining and quarrying  146 115 105 99
Manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning and water supply; sewerage and waste management  473 388 353 359
Construction  147 172 193 188
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles  277 298 287 270
Transportation and storage  152 156 143 134
Accommodation and food service activities  77 83 97 78
Information and communication  89 95 123 130
Financial, insurance and real estate activities  70 71 77 81
Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities  184 250 300 312
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security  115 117 113 121
Education  165 174 187 189
Human health and social work activities  326 379 422 411
Arts, entertainment and recreation; other service activities  109 139 157 149
Industry unknown  6 12 7 7
Total 2 335 2 447 2 566 2 528

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Employees aged 15 to 74 by type of employment relationship

  Employees
total
Employees
total
Permanent
full-time work
Permanent
part-time work
Fixed-term work
      Males Females Males Females Males Females
  Thousand persons Per cent of employees
2010 2 120 100 40,1 34,4 2,7 7,1 6,1 9,5
2011 2 144 100 39,7 34,3 3,1 7,2 6,3 9,4
2012 2 146 100 39,5 34,5 3,1 7,3 6,2 9,4
2013 2 126 100 39,8 34,5 2,9 7,3 6,1 9,4
2014 2 104 100 39,3 34,7 3,2 7,2 6,1 9,5
2015 2 091 100 39,1 35,1 3,4 7,1 6,1 9,3
2016 2 106 100 39,4 34,0 3,3 7,6 6,5 9,4
2017 2 148 100 39,8 33,3 3,2 7,6 6,6 9,5
2018 2 204 100 39,7 33,2 3,3 7,4 6,7 9,8
2019 2 221 100 40,0 33,2 3,2 7,9 6,4 9,3
2020 2 189 100 40,2 34,4 3,4 7,1 6,1 8,8

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Unemployed, aged 15 to 74 years of age

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Unemployment rate

  Total Males Females Total
  Aged 15 to 74   Aged 15 to 24
  % % % %
2010 8,4 9,1 7,6 21,4
2011 7,8 8,4 7,1 20,1
2012 7,7 8,3 7,1 19,0
2013 8,2 8,8 7,5 19,9
2014 8,7 9,3 8,0 20,5
2015 9,4 9,9 8,8 22,4
2016 8,8 9,0 8,6 20,1
2017 8,6 8,9 8,4 20,1
2018 7,4 7,4 7,3 17,0
2019 6,7 7,2 6,2 17,2
2020 7,8 8,0 7,5 21,4

Source: Statistics Finland, Labour force survey

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Commuting

  Persons working outside their municipality of residence Persons working in their municipality of residence
  Total % Total %
1990 506 191 21,9 1 802 325 78,1
2000 605 670 27,5 1 598 755 72,5
2010 751 997 32,3 1 573 682 67,7
2011 771 275 32,8 1 583 147 67,2
2012 770 026 32,9 1 569 878 67,1
2013 760 693 33,0 1 541 058 67,0
2014 756 378 33,3 1 517 698 66,7
2015 758 472 33,6 1 497 987 66,4
2016 775 470 34,1 1 500 209 65,9
2017 805 485 34,6 1 522 245 65,4
2018 825 517 34,8 1 548 151 65,2

Regional division as on 1 January 2020

Source: Statistics Finland, Employment

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Main topic: Labour Market

Last updated 10 Mar 2021