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Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/05 - 2016/05

  Year/Month Change
2015/05 2016/05 2015/05 - 2016/05
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 68,0 68,6 0,5
Males 68,3 69,7 1,4
Females 67,8 67,4 -0,4
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 11,8 10,8 -0,9
Males 11,9 11,3 -0,6
Females 11,6 10,3 -1,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 67,3 66,9 -0,4
Males 68,5 69,3 0,9
Females 66,1 64,4 -1,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.06.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2016, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/05 - 2016/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.8.2019].
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