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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/11 - 2018/11

  Year/Month Change
2017/11 2018/11 2017/11 - 2018/11
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,4 71,5 1,1
Males 71,4 72,5 1,1
Females 69,4 70,6 1,2
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,1 6,2 -0,9
Males 7,8 7,1 -0,7
Females 6,3 5,2 -1,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,2 65,5 0,3
Males 67,8 68,1 0,3
Females 62,6 62,8 0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2018, November. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.12.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. November 2018, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2017/11 - 2018/11 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.12.2019].
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