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Appendix table 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2017 - 2019

  Year Change
2017 2018 2019 2018/2019
Per cent, % Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,6 71,7 72,6 0,9
Males 70,7 72,7 73,3 0,6
Females 68,5 70,6 71,8 1,2
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 8,6 7,4 6,7 -0,7
Males 8,9 7,4 7,2 -0,2
Females 8,4 7,3 6,2 -1,1
Activity rate, persons aged 15–74 Both sexes 65,8 66,5 66,6 0,1
Males 68,1 68,6 68,9 0,2
Females 63,5 64,3 64,3 0,0

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 44. Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex in 2017 - 2019 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 3.4.2020].
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