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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/10 - 2016/10

  Year/Month Change
2015/10 2016/10 2015/10 - 2016/10
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 68,4 68,4 0,1
Males 68,0 70,1 2,0
Females 68,7 66,7 -2,0
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 8,7 8,1 -0,6
Males 9,1 8,0 -1,0
Females 8,4 8,2 -0,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,3 64,8 -0,5
Males 66,5 67,2 0,7
Females 64,2 62,4 -1,8

Source: Labour force survey 2016, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.11.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2016, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/10 - 2016/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2019].
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