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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/09 - 2018/09

  Year/Month Change
2017/09 2018/09 2017/09 - 2018/09
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,3 71,4 2,0
Males 70,3 73,5 3,2
Females 68,3 69,1 0,9
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,0 6,3 -1,7
Males 8,0 5,6 -2,4
Females 8,0 7,0 -1,0
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,0 65,5 0,6
Males 67,2 68,3 1,0
Females 62,7 62,8 0,1

Source: Labour force survey 2018, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/09 - 2018/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
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