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Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/III - 2019/III

  Year/Quarter Change
2018/III 2019/III 2018/III - 2019/III
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 72,7 73,6 0,9
Males 74,4 74,6 0,2
Females 70,9 72,5 1,6
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,5 6,0 -0,5
Males 6,2 6,2 0,0
Females 6,9 5,9 -1,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,8 67,0 0,2
Males 69,4 69,3 0,0
Females 64,3 64,7 0,4

Source: Labour force survey 2019, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.10.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2019, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/III - 2019/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
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