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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/12 - 2018/12

  Year/Month Change
2017/12 2018/12 2017/12 - 2018/12
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,6 72,1 2,5
Males 70,4 73,8 3,4
Females 68,8 70,3 1,5
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,4 5,4 -3,0
Males 8,9 5,1 -3,8
Females 7,9 5,7 -2,2
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,5 65,4 -0,1
Males 67,9 67,8 0,0
Females 63,0 62,9 -0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2018, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/12 - 2018/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
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