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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/03 - 2019/03

  Year/Month Change
2018/03 2019/03 2018/03 - 2019/03
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,0 71,8 1,8
Males 70,6 72,4 1,7
Females 69,3 71,2 1,9
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,8 7,0 -1,8
Males 9,2 8,2 -1,0
Females 8,4 5,7 -2,7
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,9 66,1 0,2
Males 68,0 68,9 0,8
Females 63,7 63,3 -0,4

Source: Labour force survey 2019, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.04.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/03 - 2019/03 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
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