Appendix table 3. Activity rates by age of youngest child in 2012 - 2016, population aged 20-59

  Activity rate, %
Year
2012    2013    2014    2015    2016   
Both sexes Total 84,9 84,3 84,3 84,5 84,2
Parents of children under 18 years total 87,1 86,5 86,9 86,6 86,9
- youngest child under 3 years 74,8 72,0 73,4 73,3 73,6
- youngest child under 1 years 68,4 64,0 66,7 65,2 66,5
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 78,5 76,4 77,0 77,9 77,4
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 89,7 90,1 91,1 91,1 90,5
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 93,8 93,8 93,4 92,9 93,2
No children under 18 years 83,6 83,1 82,8 83,3 82,7
Males Total 87,0 86,3 86,2 86,2 86,3
Parents of children under 18 years total 94,3 95,0 94,9 94,5 94,6
- youngest child under 3 years 94,9 94,0 95,0 94,6 93,6
- youngest child under 1 years 94,8 93,0 95,6 94,2 94,2
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 94,9 94,6 94,6 94,8 93,2
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 93,8 95,6 94,8 94,5 95,2
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 94,2 95,3 94,9 94,4 95,0
No children under 18 years 83,1 81,9 81,7 81,9 82,0
Females Total 82,7 82,2 82,2 82,7 82,0
Parents of children under 18 years total 80,3 78,5 79,5 79,3 79,7
- youngest child under 3 years 55,2 50,6 52,4 52,6 54,1
- youngest child under 1 years 42,3 35,6 38,4 36,5 39,0
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 62,5 58,6 59,9 61,5 62,0
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 85,9 84,9 87,7 87,9 86,1
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 93,5 92,5 92,0 91,5 91,6
No children under 18 years 84,2 84,4 83,9 84,8 83,4

Source: Labour Force Survey 2016. Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.10.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. Families and work 2016, Appendix table 3. Activity rates by age of youngest child in 2012 - 2016, population aged 20-59 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.9.2019].
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