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Employment rate

The employment rate is calculated as the ratio of employed persons to the population of the same age.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

The ratio of employed persons to the population of the same age. The employment rate of the total population is calculated as the ratio of 15 to 64-year-old employed persons to the population of the same age.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1959 - 31 January 2023

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

The ratio of employed persons to the same-age population. In the employment statistics, the employment rate is calculated from the population aged 18 to 64.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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