Appendix table 1. Employment rates by age of youngest child in 2014 - 2018, population aged 20-59

  Employment rate, %
Year
2014    2015    2016    2017    2018   
Both sexes Total 77,5 76,9 77,2 78,2 80,2
Parents of children under 18 years total 81,9 81,6 81,5 83,0 84,4
- youngest child under 3 years 68,3 69,4 67,9 69,9 69,2
- youngest child under 1 years 62,8 62,2 62,8 62,6 60,9
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 71,3 73,5 70,7 73,6 73,4
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 85,4 84,5 85,2 86,7 88,0
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 88,9 87,9 88,0 89,0 91,1
No children under 18 years 75,0 74,2 74,8 75,5 77,8
Males Total 78,5 78,0 78,8 79,8 82,2
Parents of children under 18 years total 90,1 89,9 90,1 91,0 92,1
- youngest child under 3 years 90,0 91,2 87,8 89,7 89,6
- youngest child under 1 years 90,5 90,5 89,1 90,7 90,2
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 89,7 91,6 87,0 89,2 89,3
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 89,3 89,2 91,6 91,5 92,8
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 90,5 89,4 90,7 91,6 93,3
No children under 18 years 72,5 71,8 73,0 74,1 77,1
Females Total 76,4 75,7 75,6 76,5 78,0
Parents of children under 18 years total 74,4 73,8 73,6 75,6 77,2
- youngest child under 3 years 47,2 48,2 48,6 51,0 49,5
- youngest child under 1 years 35,6 34,3 36,7 35,1 31,8
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 53,4 56,0 54,9 58,8 58,3
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 81,7 80,0 79,2 82,1 83,5
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 87,4 86,6 85,6 86,8 89,1
No children under 18 years 77,7 76,9 76,8 77,0 78,5

Source: Labour Force Survey 2018. Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.11.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. Families and work 2018, Appendix table 1. Employment rates by age of youngest child in 2014 - 2018, population aged 20-59 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.6.2020].
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