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Appendix table 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2016 - 2018

  Year Change
2016 2017 2018 2017/2018
Per cent, % Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 68,7 69,6 71,7 2,1
Males 69,8 70,7 72,7 2,0
Females 67,6 68,5 70,6 2,1
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,8 8,6 7,4 -1,3
Males 9,0 8,9 7,4 -1,5
Females 8,6 8,4 7,3 -1,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,3 65,8 66,5 0,7
Males 67,5 68,1 68,6 0,5
Females 63,1 63,5 64,3 0,8

Source: Labour force survey 2018, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2018, Appendix table 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2016 - 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.8.2019].
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