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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/07 - 2018/07

  Year/Month Change
2017/07 2018/07 2017/07 - 2018/07
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 72,0 74,1 2,1
Males 74,6 75,4 0,8
Females 69,4 72,8 3,4
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,5 6,5 -1,0
Males 7,4 6,5 -0,9
Females 7,7 6,5 -1,2
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 67,2 68,3 1,1
Males 70,5 70,8 0,3
Females 63,8 65,7 1,9

Source: Labour force survey 2018, July. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.08.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. July 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/07 - 2018/07 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2019].
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