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Appendix table 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2014 - 2016

  Year Change
2014 2015 2016 2015/2016
Per cent, % Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 68,3 68,1 68,7 0,6
Males 68,7 68,5 69,8 1,3
Females 67,9 67,7 67,6 -0,1
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 8,7 9,4 8,8 -0,6
Males 9,3 9,9 9,0 -0,8
Females 8,0 8,8 8,6 -0,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,4 65,6 65,3 -0,2
Males 67,4 67,4 67,5 0,2
Females 63,4 63,7 63,1 -0,6

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2014 - 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
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