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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/04 - 2017/04

  Year/Month Change
2016/04 2017/04 2016/04 - 2017/04
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 67,9 68,6 0,6
Males 68,4 69,3 0,9
Females 67,5 67,8 0,3
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 9,8 10,2 0,4
Males 10,5 10,7 0,2
Females 9,1 9,8 0,6
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,4 66,2 0,9
Males 67,4 68,4 1,0
Females 63,4 64,0 0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2017, April. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.5.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. April 2017, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/04 - 2017/04 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2019].
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