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LABO30: Proportion of the population who does not work or study (per cent) by reporting country, country background, population category, time, sex and age

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Registred residents aged 20-29 who are not working, studying, or in compulsory military service.

Foreign-born with two foreign-born parents. Foreign-born with native-born adoptive parents are excluded.

Descendants: Native-born with two foreign-born parents.

Rest of population: Total population excluding descendants and foreign-born with two foreign-born parents.

The frequency is calculated by dividing the amount neither employed nor enrolled in education in a given group by to total population in the group. Example: Frequency Neither employed nor enrolled in education, age group 16-29 = (16-29 neither employed nor enrolled in education) / (Total 16-29 population). Percentages or frequencies are produced with a base of a minimum of 50 individuals per cell.

Country background: Foreign-born with two foreign-born parents = their own country of birth. Descendants = mother's country of birth, or father's country of birth if mother's is unknown. Rest of the population = Reporting country i.e. one or both parents' country of birth is the reporting country.

This matrix is the result of an integration and migration co-operation project involving the Nordic Statistical Institutes. More information about the project and the results can be found at the website for Nordic Co-operation .

An update is planned for spring 2024.

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Reference date/week: Last working day of November.


Includes Åland.

Reference date: End of the year.


Reference date/week: Usually third week of November.


Persons not registered as gainfully employed in the Labour statistics based on administrative sources and not registered in education during the autumn term.

Reference date/week: Employment in November, Education Autumn term.