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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/03 - 2017/03

  Year/Month Change
2016/03 2017/03 2016/03 - 2017/03
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 68,0 68,8 0,8
Males 69,3 69,1 -0,2
Females 66,7 68,5 1,9
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 10,1 9,6 -0,5
Males 10,3 10,7 0,3
Females 9,9 8,5 -1,4
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,6 65,7 0,1
Males 68,0 67,8 -0,2
Females 63,1 63,6 0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2017, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 27.04.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2017, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/03 - 2017/03 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
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