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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, February

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/12 - 2020/12

  Year/Month Change
2019/12 2020/12 2019/12 - 2020/12
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 73,0 70,7 -2,3
Males 73,4 71,5 -1,9
Females 72,6 70,0 -2,7
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,0 7,8 1,8
Males 6,1 8,4 2,3
Females 5,8 7,2 1,4
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,2 65,6 -0,6
Males 67,9 68,2 0,3
Females 64,4 62,9 -1,5

Source: Labour force survey 2020, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.1.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2020, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/12 - 2020/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.4.2021].
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