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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, April

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/02 - 2018/02

  Year/Month Change
2017/02 2018/02 2017/02 - 2018/02
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 67,3 69,8 2,6
Males 67,4 70,5 3,1
Females 67,1 69,2 2,0
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 9,2 8,6 -0,6
Males 10,1 8,7 -1,4
Females 8,2 8,6 0,4
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,1 65,5 1,4
Males 65,9 67,2 1,3
Females 62,3 63,8 1,6

Source: Labour force survey 2018, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.03.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. February 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/02 - 2018/02 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.6.2019].
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