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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, March

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

  Year/Quarter Change
2016/IV 2017/IV 2016/IV - 2017/IV
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 68,1 70,0 1,9
Males 69,3 71,0 1,6
Females 66,9 69,0 2,2
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,0 7,6 -0,4
Males 8,4 8,0 -0,3
Females 7,7 7,1 -0,6
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 64,2 65,3 1,1
Males 66,7 67,7 1,0
Females 61,8 62,9 1,2

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 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2016/IV - 2017/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2017/12/tyti_2017_12_2018-01-25_tau_019_en.html

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