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Appendix table 5. Activity rates by sex and age 2016/11 - 2017/11

  Year/Month Change
2016/11 2017/11
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Sex Age group      
Both sexes 15-74 63,9 65,2 1,3
15-64 73,8 75,9 2,1
15-24 44,3 46,4 2,1
25-34 78,8 81,7 2,9
35-44 88,3 89,4 1,0
45-54 89,0 90,4 1,4
55-64 66,5 69,1 2,5
65-74 11,2 10,6 -0,5
Males 15-74 66,2 67,8 1,6
15-64 75,0 77,6 2,5
15-24 41,8 46,0 4,3
25-34 85,0 88,1 3,1
35-44 90,8 91,8 1,0
45-54 90,0 90,9 1,0
55-64 65,1 68,0 2,9
65-74 15,7 14,5 -1,3
Females 15-74 61,6 62,6 1,0
15-64 72,6 74,1 1,6
15-24 47,0 46,8 -0,2
25-34 72,3 74,8 2,6
35-44 85,7 86,7 1,1
45-54 88,0 89,8 1,8
55-64 67,9 70,1 2,2
65-74 7,0 7,2 0,1

Source: Labour force survey 2017, November. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.12.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. November 2017, Appendix table 5. Activity rates by sex and age 2016/11 - 2017/11 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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