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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/05 - 2018/05

  Year/Month Change
2017/05 2018/05 2017/05 - 2018/05
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,4 72,3 2,9
Males 71,0 72,9 1,9
Females 67,7 71,6 3,9
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 10,7 9,3 -1,5
Males 10,4 9,1 -1,3
Females 11,1 9,5 -1,7
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 67,2 68,3 1,1
Males 69,5 69,9 0,3
Females 64,9 66,8 1,9

Source: Labour force survey 2018, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.06.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/05 - 2018/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.11.2019].
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