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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/10 - 2020/10

  Year/Month Change
2019/10 2020/10 2019/10 - 2020/10
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 72,0 71,5 -0,5
Males 72,4 72,7 0,3
Females 71,6 70,4 -1,2
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,2 7,4 1,2
Males 6,8 7,5 0,7
Females 5,5 7,3 1,8
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,0 66,2 0,2
Males 67,8 68,8 1,0
Females 64,1 63,5 -0,6

Source: Labour force survey 2020, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.11.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2020, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/10 - 2020/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.8.2021].
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