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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/12 - 2019/12

  Year/Month Change
2018/12 2019/12 2018/12 - 2019/12
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 72,1 73,0 1,0
Males 73,8 73,4 -0,4
Females 70,3 72,6 2,4
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 5,4 6,0 0,6
Males 5,1 6,1 1,0
Females 5,7 5,8 0,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,4 66,2 0,8
Males 67,8 67,9 0,1
Females 62,9 64,4 1,5

Source: Labour force survey 2019, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/12 - 2019/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 3.6.2020].
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