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Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/I - 2017/I

  Year/Quarter Change
2016/I 2017/I 2016/I - 2017/I
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15–64 Both sexes 67,1 67,7 0,5
Males 67,6 68,2 0,5
Females 66,7 67,2 0,5
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 9,6 9,3 -0,3
Males 10,2 9,9 -0,3
Females 9,0 8,7 -0,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,5 64,6 0,1
Males 66,3 66,5 0,2
Females 62,7 62,7 0,0

Source: Labour force survey 2017, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 27.04.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2017, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/I - 2017/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.10.2019].
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