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Appendix table 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2015 - 2017

  Year Change
2015 2016 2017 2016/2017
Per cent, % Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 68,1 68,7 69,6 0,9
Males 68,5 69,8 70,7 0,9
Females 67,7 67,6 68,5 0,9
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 9,4 8,8 8,6 -0,2
Males 9,9 9,0 8,9 -0,2
Females 8,8 8,6 8,4 -0,2
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,6 65,3 65,8 0,5
Males 67,4 67,5 68,1 0,6
Females 63,7 63,1 63,5 0,4

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 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2015 - 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.2.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2017/12/tyti_2017_12_2018-01-25_tau_044_en.html

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