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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/07 - 2016/07

  Year/Month Change
2015/07 2016/07 2015/07 - 2016/07
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 70,7 71,1 0,4
Males 71,3 72,4 1,1
Females 70,2 69,9 -0,3
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 8,4 7,8 -0,6
Males 8,7 7,6 -1,1
Females 8,2 8,1 -0,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 67,2 66,7 -0,5
Males 68,9 68,7 -0,3
Females 65,5 64,7 -0,8

Source: Labour force survey 2016, July. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.08.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. July 2016, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/07 - 2016/07 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.3.2019].
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