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Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/I - 2019/I

  Year/Quarter Change
2018/I 2019/I 2018/I - 2019/I
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,7 71,0 1,4
Males 70,4 71,6 1,2
Females 69,0 70,5 1,5
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,8 7,1 -1,7
Males 8,8 7,8 -0,9
Females 8,8 6,3 -2,5
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,6 65,5 -0,1
Males 67,3 67,7 0,4
Females 63,9 63,3 -0,6

Source: Labour force survey 2019, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.04.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2019, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/I - 2019/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
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