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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/12 - 2016/12

  Year/Month Change
2015/12 2016/12 2015/12 - 2016/12
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 66,9 68,3 1,3
Males 67,7 69,7 2,0
Females 66,2 66,8 0,6
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 9,2 7,9 -1,3
Males 9,5 8,2 -1,2
Females 8,8 7,5 -1,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,0 64,0 0,0
Males 65,9 66,6 0,7
Females 62,0 61,3 -0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/12 - 2016/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
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