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Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/IV - 2019/IV

  Year/Quarter Change
2018/IV 2019/IV 2018/IV - 2019/IV
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex      
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 71,7 72,3 0,6
Males 72,8 72,8 0,0
Females 70,6 71,7 1,1
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,0 6,0 0,1
Males 6,4 6,5 0,2
Females 5,6 5,5 -0,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,5 65,9 0,4
Males 67,8 67,9 0,1
Females 63,1 63,8 0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2019, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2019, Appendix table 19. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2018/IV - 2019/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.4.2020].
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