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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/02 - 2016/02

  Year/Month Change
2015/02 2016/02 2015/02 - 2016/02
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 66,6 66,7 0,0
Males 66,7 66,9 0,2
Females 66,6 66,4 -0,2
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 10,1 9,4 -0,7
Males 10,5 10,4 -0,1
Females 9,7 8,4 -1,2
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,9 64,0 -0,9
Males 66,0 65,7 -0,4
Females 63,7 62,3 -1,4

Source: Labour force survey 2016, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.03.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. February 2016, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/02 - 2016/02 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
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