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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, December

Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/10 - 2019/10

  Year/Month Change
2018/10 2019/10 2018/10 - 2019/10
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 71,5 72,0 0,5
Males 72,0 72,4 0,3
Females 71,0 71,6 0,7
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,3 6,2 -0,1
Males 6,8 6,8 0,0
Females 5,8 5,5 -0,3
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,6 66,0 0,4
Males 67,5 67,8 0,3
Females 63,7 64,1 0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2019, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.11.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2019, Appendix table 1. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/10 - 2019/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.2.2020].
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