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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/III - 2016/III

  Year/Quarter Change
2015/III 2016/III 2015/III - 2016/III
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 69,5 70,1 0,6
Males 70,1 71,3 1,2
Females 68,8 68,9 0,1
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 8,4 7,6 -0,8
Males 8,5 7,4 -1,1
Females 8,2 7,7 -0,5
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,0 65,7 -0,4
Males 67,8 67,7 -0,1
Females 64,2 63,6 -0,6

Source: Labour force survey 2016, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.10.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2016, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/III - 2016/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
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