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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/03 - 2018/03

  Year/Month Change
2017/03 2018/03 2017/03 - 2018/03
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 68,8 70,0 1,1
Males 69,1 70,6 1,5
Females 68,5 69,3 0,8
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 9,6 8,8 -0,8
Males 10,7 9,2 -1,5
Females 8,5 8,4 -0,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,7 65,9 0,2
Males 67,8 68,0 0,3
Females 63,6 63,7 0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2018, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.4.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/03 - 2018/03 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.12.2019].
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