Appendix table 4. Activity rates by number of children in 2012 - 2016, population aged 20-59

  Activity rate, %
Year
2012    2013    2014    2015    2016   
Both sexes Total 84,9 84,3 84,3 84,5 84,2
Parents of children under 18 years total 87,1 86,5 86,9 86,6 86,9
- 1 child 87,4 88,2 87,7 86,6 86,7
- 2 children 89,3 88,5 89,1 89,1 89,5
- 3 or more children 82,2 79,4 80,9 81,5 82,2
No children under 18 years 83,6 83,1 82,8 83,3 82,7
Males Total 87,0 86,3 86,2 86,2 86,3
Parents of children under 18 years total 94,3 95,0 94,9 94,5 94,6
- 1 child 93,5 94,3 94,2 93,6 93,8
- 2 children 95,0 95,8 96,0 95,2 96,1
- 3 or more children 94,5 95,0 94,1 94,7 93,6
No children under 18 years 83,1 81,9 81,7 81,9 82,0
Females Total 82,7 82,2 82,2 82,7 82,0
Parents of children under 18 years total 80,3 78,5 79,5 79,3 79,7
- 1 child 81,9 82,6 81,9 80,3 80,5
- 2 children 83,8 81,7 82,6 83,3 83,2
- 3 or more children 70,1 64,3 68,1 68,8 71,3
No children under 18 years 84,2 84,4 83,9 84,8 83,4

Source: Labour Force Survey 2016. Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.10.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. Families and work 2016, Appendix table 4. Activity rates by number of children in 2012 - 2016, population aged 20-59 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.8.2019].
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