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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/05 - 2017/05

  Year/Month Change
2016/05 2017/05 2016/05 - 2017/05
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 68,6 69,4 0,8
Males 69,7 71,0 1,3
Females 67,4 67,7 0,3
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 10,8 10,7 -0,1
Males 11,3 10,4 -0,9
Females 10,3 11,1 0,8
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,9 67,2 0,3
Males 69,3 69,5 0,2
Females 64,4 64,9 0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2017, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.6.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2017, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/05 - 2017/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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