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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/02 - 2020/02

  Year/Month Change
2019/02 2020/02 2019/02 - 2020/02
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 70,7 71,3 0,5
Males 71,3 71,7 0,4
Females 70,1 70,8 0,7
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,4 6,9 -0,5
Males 8,1 7,5 -0,6
Females 6,7 6,2 -0,4
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,5 65,6 0,1
Males 67,6 67,7 0,1
Females 63,4 63,5 0,0

Source: Labour force survey 2020, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.03.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. February 2020, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2019/02 - 2020/02 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.6.2020].
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