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

  Year/Quarter Change
2017/III 2018/III 2017/III - 2018/III
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,6 72,7 2,1
Males 72,3 74,4 2,1
Females 68,9 70,9 2,0
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,7 6,5 -1,1
Males 7,4 6,2 -1,3
Females 7,9 6,9 -1,0
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,9 66,8 0,9
Males 68,5 69,4 0,8
Females 63,3 64,3 1,0

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 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/III - 2018/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.10.2019].
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