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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/04 - 2018/04

  Year/Month Change
2017/04 2018/04 2017/04 - 2018/04
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 68,6 70,1 1,5
Males 69,3 70,1 0,8
Females 67,8 70,0 2,2
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 10,2 8,6 -1,7
Males 10,7 9,3 -1,3
Females 9,8 7,7 -2,0
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,2 66,1 -0,1
Males 68,4 68,0 -0,4
Females 64,0 64,2 0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2018, April. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.05.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. April 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/04 - 2018/04 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.4.2019].
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