Appendix table 1. Employment rates by age of youngest child in 2012 - 2016, population aged 20-59

  Employment rate, %
Year
2012    2013    2014    2015    2016   
Both sexes Total 78,9 77,9 77,5 76,9 77,2
Parents of children under 18 years total 83,2 82,1 81,9 81,6 81,5
- youngest child under 3 years 71,3 67,5 68,3 69,4 67,9
- youngest child under 1 years 66,0 60,7 62,8 62,2 62,8
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 74,3 71,1 71,3 73,5 70,7
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 84,9 85,0 85,4 84,5 85,2
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 90,1 89,9 88,9 87,9 88,0
No children under 18 years 76,4 75,5 75,0 74,2 74,8
Males Total 80,2 79,2 78,5 78,0 78,8
Parents of children under 18 years total 90,6 91,2 90,1 89,9 90,1
- youngest child under 3 years 91,4 89,1 90,0 91,2 87,8
- youngest child under 1 years 92,2 88,3 90,5 90,5 89,1
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 90,9 89,6 89,7 91,6 87,0
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 90,0 92,6 89,3 89,2 91,6
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 90,4 91,9 90,5 89,4 90,7
No children under 18 years 74,7 73,0 72,5 71,8 73,0
Females Total 77,5 76,5 76,4 75,7 75,6
Parents of children under 18 years total 76,2 73,6 74,4 73,8 73,6
- youngest child under 3 years 51,6 46,4 47,2 48,2 48,6
- youngest child under 1 years 40,0 33,6 35,6 34,3 36,7
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 58,2 53,2 53,4 56,0 54,9
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 80,1 77,8 81,7 80,0 79,2
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 89,9 88,1 87,4 86,6 85,6
No children under 18 years 78,4 78,3 77,7 76,9 76,8

Source: Labour Force Survey 2016. Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.10.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. Families and work 2016, Appendix table 1. Employment rates by age of youngest child in 2012 - 2016, population aged 20-59 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
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