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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, July

Appendix table 16. Unemployment rates by sex and age 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
Sex Age group      
Both sexes 15-74 10,9 10,3 -0,7
15-64 11,2 10,5 -0,8
15-24 39,3 31,2 -8,1
25-34 9,4 8,0 -1,4
35-44 5,6 6,6 0,9
45-54 5,4 6,3 0,9
55-64 7,1 7,4 0,3
Males 15-74 11,1 11,1 0,1
15-64 11,4 11,4 0,0
15-24 39,3 30,6 -8,7
25-34 7,8 8,2 0,4
35-44 6,2 6,7 0,4
45-54 5,8 8,4 2,6
55-64 8,3 11,1 2,8
Females 15-74 10,8 9,3 -1,5
15-64 11,0 9,4 -1,6
15-24 39,3 31,8 -7,4
25-34 11,4 7,9 -3,5
35-44 4,9 6,5 1,5
45-54 5,0 4,0 -0,9
55-64 5,9 3,7 -2,2

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 16. Unemployment rates by sex and age 2020/05 - 2021/05 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.9.2021].
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