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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, June

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/05 - 2019/05

  Year/Month Change
2018/05 2019/05 2018/05 - 2019/05
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 72,3 73,1 0,8
Males 72,9 74,3 1,4
Females 71,6 71,8 0,2
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 9,3 8,8 -0,5
Males 9,1 9,0 -0,1
Females 9,5 8,5 -0,9
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 68,3 68,7 0,4
Males 69,9 71,3 1,4
Females 66,8 66,2 -0,6

Source: Labour force survey 2019, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.06.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/05 - 2019/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.8.2019].
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