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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, May

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/04 - 2019/04

  Year/Month Change
2018/04 2019/04 2018/04 - 2019/04
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,1 71,2 1,2
Males 70,1 71,7 1,6
Females 70,0 70,6 0,7
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,6 8,0 -0,5
Males 9,3 8,7 -0,6
Females 7,7 7,3 -0,5
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,1 66,4 0,3
Males 68,0 68,6 0,7
Females 64,2 64,2 0,0

Source: Labour force survey 2019, April. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.05.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. April 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/04 - 2019/04 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.7.2019].
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