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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/03 - 2020/03

  Year/Month Change
2019/03 2020/03 2019/03 - 2020/03
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 71,8 71,3 -0,5
Males 72,4 71,2 -1,2
Females 71,2 71,5 0,2
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,0 7,3 0,3
Males 8,2 7,9 -0,3
Females 5,7 6,6 0,9
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,1 65,7 -0,4
Males 68,9 67,4 -1,5
Females 63,3 64,0 0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2020, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.4.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2020, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/03 - 2020/03 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.7.2020].
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