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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, June

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2020/04 - 2021/04 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.)

  Year/Month Change
2020/04 2021/04 2020/04 - 2021/04
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,6 70,1 0,4
Males 70,1 70,6 0,6
Females 69,1 69,5 0,3
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,0 9,6 1,5
Males 8,7 10,4 1,7
Females 7,3 8,7 1,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,4 66,4 2,0
Males 66,6 69,0 2,4
Females 62,1 63,8 1,7

Source: Labour force survey 2021, April. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.05.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. April 2021, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2020/04 - 2021/04 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.8.2021].
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