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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/08 - 2019/08

  Year/Month Change
2018/08 2019/08 2018/08 - 2019/08
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 72,6 73,5 0,9
Males 74,4 74,2 -0,2
Females 70,8 72,8 2,0
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,8 6,1 -0,6
Males 6,3 6,5 0,2
Females 7,3 5,7 -1,6
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,8 67,1 0,3
Males 69,0 69,4 0,3
Females 64,4 64,7 0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2019, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.09.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/08 - 2019/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.11.2019].
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