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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2017, February

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/08 - 2016/08

  Year/Month Change
2015/08 2016/08 2015/08 - 2016/08
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 68,8 69,9 1,1
Males 69,4 71,3 1,9
Females 68,2 68,5 0,3
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 8,3 7,2 -1,0
Males 8,6 7,2 -1,3
Females 7,9 7,3 -0,7
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,6 65,5 -0,1
Males 67,4 67,8 0,4
Females 63,8 63,2 -0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.09.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2016, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2015/08 - 2016/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.3.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2016/08/tyti_2016_08_2016-09-20_tau_001_en.html

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