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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/01 - 2019/01

  Year/Month Change
2018/01 2019/01 2018/01 - 2019/01
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,3 70,6 1,4
Males 70,0 71,0 1,0
Females 68,5 70,2 1,8
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,8 6,8 -2,1
Males 8,4 7,1 -1,3
Females 9,3 6,4 -2,9
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,5 64,9 -0,6
Males 66,8 66,6 -0,2
Females 64,1 63,2 -0,9

Source: Labour force survey 2019, January. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.02.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. January 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/01 - 2019/01 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
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