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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/09 - 2019/09

  Year/Month Change
2018/09 2019/09 2018/09 - 2019/09
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 71,4 72,7 1,3
Males 73,5 73,8 0,3
Females 69,1 71,5 2,4
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,3 5,9 -0,4
Males 5,6 6,1 0,4
Females 7,0 5,7 -1,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,5 66,2 0,7
Males 68,3 68,5 0,3
Females 62,8 63,9 1,1

Source: Labour force survey 2019, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.10.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/09 - 2019/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2019].
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