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Appendix table 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2018 - 2020

  Year Change
2018 2019 2020 2019/2020
Per cent, % Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 71,7 72,6 71,6 -0,9
Males 72,7 73,3 72,5 -0,8
Females 70,6 71,8 70,7 -1,1
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,4 6,7 7,8 1,1
Males 7,4 7,2 8,0 0,8
Females 7,3 6,2 7,5 1,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 66,5 66,6 66,3 -0,3
Males 68,6 68,9 68,7 -0,1
Females 64,3 64,3 63,9 -0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2020, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.1.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2020, Appendix table 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2018 - 2020 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.4.2021].
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