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Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/II - 2018/II

  Year/Quarter Change
2017/II 2018/II 2017/II - 2018/II
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,2 72,6 2,5
Males 71,3 73,3 2,1
Females 69,0 71,9 2,9
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 9,9 8,2 -1,8
Males 10,1 8,4 -1,7
Females 9,8 7,9 -1,9
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 67,4 68,0 0,6
Males 69,7 70,0 0,3
Females 65,0 65,9 0,9

Source: Labour force survey 2018, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.7.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2018, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/II - 2018/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.8.2019].
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