Appendix table 4. Activity rates by number of children in 2014 - 2018, population aged 20-59

  Activity rate, %
Year
2014    2015    2016    2017    2018   
Both sexes Total 84,3 84,5 84,2 85,1 86,0
Parents of children under 18 years total 86,9 86,6 86,9 87,5 88,1
- 1 child 87,7 86,6 86,7 86,8 88,1
- 2 children 89,1 89,1 89,5 90,4 91,1
- 3 or more children 80,9 81,5 82,2 83,0 82,2
No children under 18 years 82,8 83,3 82,7 83,8 84,7
Males Total 86,2 86,2 86,3 87,3 88,3
Parents of children under 18 years total 94,9 94,5 94,6 94,8 95,5
- 1 child 94,2 93,6 93,8 93,3 94,7
- 2 children 96,0 95,2 96,1 96,1 96,5
- 3 or more children 94,1 94,7 93,6 95,1 95,1
No children under 18 years 81,7 81,9 82,0 83,5 84,6
Females Total 82,2 82,7 82,0 82,9 83,5
Parents of children under 18 years total 79,5 79,3 79,7 80,8 81,3
- 1 child 81,9 80,3 80,5 81,2 82,1
- 2 children 82,6 83,3 83,2 85,1 86,0
- 3 or more children 68,1 68,8 71,3 71,5 70,0
No children under 18 years 83,9 84,8 83,4 84,2 84,9

Source: Labour Force Survey 2018. Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.11.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. Families and work 2018, Appendix table 4. Activity rates by number of children in 2014 - 2018, population aged 20-59 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.1.2020].
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