Appendix table 5. Unemployment rates by age of youngest child in 2014 - 2018, population aged 20-59

  Unemployment rate, %
Year
2014    2015    2016    2017    2018   
Both sexes Total 8,0 9,0 8,3 8,2 6,8
Parents of children under 18 years total 5,7 5,8 6,2 5,2 4,3
- youngest child under 3 years 7,0 5,3 7,7 6,6 5,8
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 6,3 7,3 5,9 4,8 4,2
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 4,8 5,3 5,6 4,6 3,6
No children under 18 years 9,4 10,9 9,5 9,9 8,2
Males Total 8,9 9,6 8,7 8,6 6,9
Parents of children under 18 years total 5,1 4,8 4,9 3,9 3,5
- youngest child under 3 years 5,2 3,6 6,2 4,5 4,7
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 5,8 5,6 3,8 3,8 3,9
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 4,6 5,2 4,6 3,6 2,6
No children under 18 years 11,3 12,4 11,0 11,3 8,9
Females Total 7,1 8,4 7,8 7,7 6,6
Parents of children under 18 years total 6,4 6,9 7,6 6,5 5,1
- youngest child under 3 years 10,0 8,3 10,2 9,8 7,7
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 6,9 9,0 8,1 6,0 4,5
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 5,0 5,4 6,5 5,6 4,6
No children under 18 years 7,4 9,3 7,9 8,4 7,5

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 5. Unemployment rates by age of youngest child in 2014 - 2018, population aged 20-59 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.1.2020].
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