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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/07 - 2017/07

  Year/Month Change
2016/07 2017/07 2016/07 - 2017/07
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 71,1 72,0 0,9
Males 72,4 74,6 2,2
Females 69,9 69,4 -0,5
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,8 7,5 -0,3
Males 7,6 7,4 -0,2
Females 8,1 7,7 -0,4
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,7 67,2 0,5
Males 68,7 70,5 1,8
Females 64,7 63,8 -0,9

Source: Labour force survey 2017, July. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.8.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. July 2017, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/07 - 2017/07 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
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