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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/02 - 2019/02

  Year/Month Change
2018/02 2019/02 2018/02 - 2019/02
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,8 70,7 0,9
Males 70,5 71,3 0,9
Females 69,2 70,1 0,9
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,6 7,4 -1,2
Males 8,7 8,1 -0,6
Females 8,6 6,7 -1,9
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,5 65,5 0,0
Males 67,2 67,6 0,4
Females 63,8 63,4 -0,4

Source: Labour force survey 2019, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.03.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. February 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/02 - 2019/02 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.12.2019].
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