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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/10 - 2018/10

  Year/Month Change
2017/10 2018/10 2017/10 - 2018/10
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,0 71,5 1,5
Males 71,2 72,0 0,9
Females 68,9 71,0 2,1
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,3 6,3 -1,0
Males 7,4 6,8 -0,6
Females 7,2 5,8 -1,4
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,3 65,6 0,3
Males 67,4 67,5 0,1
Females 63,2 63,7 0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2018, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.11.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/10 - 2018/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
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