A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/II - 2019/II

  Year/Quarter Change
2018/II 2019/II 2018/II - 2019/II
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 72,6 73,3 0,7
Males 73,3 74,2 0,9
Females 71,9 72,4 0,5
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,2 7,7 -0,5
Males 8,4 8,2 -0,2
Females 7,9 7,1 -0,8
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 68,0 68,1 0,1
Males 70,0 70,6 0,5
Females 65,9 65,6 -0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2019, June. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Pertti Taskinen 029 551 2690, Ulla Hannula 029 551 2924, tyovoimatutkimus@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 23.07.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2019, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/II - 2019/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2019/06/tyti_2019_06_2019-07-23_tau_019_en.html