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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, December

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/01 - 2018/01

  Year/Month Change
2017/01 2018/01 2017/01 - 2018/01
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 67,0 69,3 2,3
Males 68,0 70,0 2,0
Females 65,9 68,5 2,6
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 9,2 8,8 -0,4
Males 9,0 8,4 -0,7
Females 9,4 9,3 -0,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,1 65,5 1,4
Males 66,0 66,8 0,8
Females 62,2 64,1 1,9

Source: Labour force survey 2018, January. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.02.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. January 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/01 - 2018/01 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.2.2019].
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