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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2014/08 - 2015/08

  Year/Month Change
2014/08 2015/08 2014/08 - 2015/08
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 68,9 68,8 -0,1
Males 69,0 69,4 0,4
Females 68,8 68,2 -0,6
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 7,4 8,3 0,9
Males 7,7 8,6 0,8
Females 7,0 7,9 0,9
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,0 65,6 0,6
Males 66,4 67,4 1,0
Females 63,6 63,8 0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2015, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.9.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2015, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2014/08 - 2015/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2019].
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