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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2020, April

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/01 - 2020/01

  Year/Month Change
2019/01 2020/01 2019/01 - 2020/01
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,6 72,1 1,5
Males 71,0 72,6 1,6
Females 70,2 71,6 1,4
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,8 7,2 0,4
Males 7,1 7,4 0,3
Females 6,4 6,9 0,5
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,9 66,3 1,4
Males 66,6 68,4 1,8
Females 63,2 64,2 1,0

Source: Labour force survey 2020, January. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.02.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. January 2020, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/01 - 2020/01 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.5.2020].
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