Appendix table 3. Labour force participation rates by age of youngest child 2008 - 2009, population aged 20-59

  Year
2008 2009
Labour force participation rate, % Labour force participation rate, %
Both sexes Total 85,3 84,6
Parents of children under 18 years total 88,6 87,3
- youngest child under 3 years 75,6 74,2
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 92,5 91,9
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 94,3 93,1
No children under 18 years 83,4 83,1
Males Total 87,2 86,2
Parents of children under 18 years total 95,2 94,4
- youngest child under 3 years 94,0 93,6
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 96,4 96,3
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 95,3 94,1
No children under 18 years 82,9 81,8
Females Total 83,3 83,0
Parents of children under 18 years total 82,4 80,6
- youngest child under 3 years 57,6 55,2
- youngest child between 3 and 6 years 88,7 87,8
- youngest child between 7 and 17 years 93,4 92,2
No children under 18 years 83,9 84,5

Source: Labour force survey 2009. Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.10.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. 16 2009, Appendix table 3. Labour force participation rates by age of youngest child 2008 - 2009, population aged 20-59 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.5.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2009/16/tyti_2009_16_2010-10-12_tau_003_en.html

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