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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, August

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2020/05 - 2021/05 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.)

  Year/Month Change
2020/05 2021/05 2020/05 - 2021/05
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,1 73,0 4,0
Males 70,4 73,7 3,2
Females 67,6 72,4 4,8
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 10,9 10,3 -0,7
Males 11,1 11,1 0,1
Females 10,8 9,3 -1,5
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,3 69,7 3,4
Males 69,3 72,8 3,5
Females 63,4 66,6 3,3

Source: Labour force survey 2021, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.6.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2021, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2020/05 - 2021/05 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.9.2021].
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