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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2021, August

Appendix table 16. Unemployment rates by sex and age 2020/03 - 2021/03 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.)

  Year/Month Change
2020/03 2021/03 2020/03 - 2021/03
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Sex Age group      
Both sexes 15-74 7,3 8,2 0,9
15-64 7,5 8,4 0,9
15-24 25,9 22,2 -3,8
25-34 7,8 7,5 -0,4
35-44 3,9 5,2 1,3
45-54 2,9 5,1 2,3
55-64 6,3 8,8 2,6
Males 15-74 7,8 8,6 0,8
15-64 8,0 8,9 0,9
15-24 28,2 22,5 -5,7
25-34 8,0 8,1 0,1
35-44 4,0 6,1 2,1
45-54 3,7 6,8 3,1
55-64 7,3 7,8 0,4
Females 15-74 6,8 7,8 1,0
15-64 6,9 7,9 0,9
15-24 23,9 21,8 -2,0
25-34 7,7 6,8 -0,9
35-44 3,9 4,3 0,4
45-54 2,0 3,4 1,4
55-64 5,2 9,9 4,7

Source: Labour force survey 2021, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 04.05.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2021, Appendix table 16. Unemployment rates by sex and age 2020/03 - 2021/03 (Appendix table was corrected on 27 July 2021.) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.9.2021].
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