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Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/II - 2016/II

  Year/Quarter Change
2015/II 2015/II - 2016/II
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 68,9 69,5 0,6
Males 69,4 71,0 1,6
Females 68,5 68,0 -0,4
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 10,7 10,0 -0,7
Males 11,2 10,1 -1,1
Females 10,2 9,9 -0,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 67,3 67,0 -0,3
Males 69,2 69,5 0,3
Females 65,3 64,4 -0,9

Source: Labour force survey 2016, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.7.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2016, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/II - 2016/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
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