Appendix table 3. Activity rates by age of youngest child 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
- youngest child under 3 years 73,4 73,3 73,6 74,9 73,5
- youngest child under 1 years 66,7 65,2 66,5 65,1 63,8
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 77,0 77,9 77,4 79,7 78,3
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 91,1 91,1 90,5 91,1 91,8
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 93,4 92,9 93,2 93,4 94,5
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
- youngest child under 3 years 95,0 94,6 93,6 94,0 94,0
- youngest child under 1 years 95,6 94,2 94,2 94,1 93,4
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 94,6 94,8 93,2 93,9 94,2
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 94,8 94,5 95,2 95,1 96,5
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 94,9 94,4 95,0 95,1 95,8
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
- youngest child under 3 years 52,4 52,6 54,1 56,5 53,6
- youngest child under 1 years 38,4 36,5 39,0 36,7 34,4
- youngest child between 1 and 2 years 59,9 61,5 62,0 66,2 63,2
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 87,7 87,9 86,1 87,3 87,4
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 92,0 91,5 91,6 91,9 93,3
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 3. Activity rates by age of youngest child in 2014 - 2018, population aged 20-59 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.12.2019].
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