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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, June

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/12 - 2017/12

  Year/Month Change
2016/12 2017/12 2016/12 - 2017/12
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 68,3 69,6 1,3
Males 69,7 70,4 0,7
Females 66,8 68,8 2,0
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 7,9 8,4 0,6
Males 8,2 8,9 0,6
Females 7,5 7,9 0,5
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,0 65,5 1,5
Males 66,6 67,9 1,3
Females 61,3 63,0 1,7

Source: Labour force survey 2017, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.1.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2017, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/12 - 2017/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.8.2018].
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