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

  Year/Quarter Change
2017/IV 2018/IV 2017/IV - 2018/IV
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,0 71,7 1,7
Males 71,0 72,8 1,8
Females 69,0 70,6 1,6
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,6 6,0 -1,6
Males 8,0 6,4 -1,7
Females 7,1 5,6 -1,6
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,3 65,5 0,2
Males 67,7 67,8 0,1
Females 62,9 63,1 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 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/IV - 2018/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.12.2019].
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