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Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/I - 2018/I

  Year/Quarter Change
2017/I 2018/I 2017/I - 2018/I
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 67,7 69,7 2,0
Males 68,2 70,4 2,2
Females 67,2 69,0 1,8
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 9,3 8,8 -0,6
Males 9,9 8,8 -1,2
Females 8,7 8,8 0,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,6 65,6 1,0
Males 66,5 67,3 0,8
Females 62,7 63,9 1,2

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 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/I - 2018/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.12.2019].
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