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Appendix table 16. Unemployment rates by sex and age 2020/12 - 2021/12

Year/Month Change
2020/12 2021/12 2020/12 - 2021/12
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Sex Age group
Both sexes 15-74 7,6 6,7 -0,9
15-64 7,8 6,8 -1,0
15-24 18,9 10,5 -8,4
25-34 7,9 8,2 0,3
35-44 5,8 4,8 -1,0
45-54 4,7 6,3 1,6
55-64 7,8 6,4 -1,4
Males 15-74 8,5 7,2 -1,3
15-64 8,9 7,4 -1,5
15-24 23,3 11,2 -12,1
25-34 8,9 9,2 0,3
35-44 6,0 5,0 -0,9
45-54 5,5 6,6 1,1
55-64 8,8 7,0 -1,7
Females 15-74 6,6 6,2 -0,4
15-64 6,7 6,2 -0,5
15-24 14,6 9,8 -4,8
25-34 6,7 7,1 0,4
35-44 5,5 4,5 -1,1
45-54 3,9 6,0 2,0
55-64 6,9 5,8 -1,1

Source: Labour force survey 2021, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.1.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2021, Appendix table 16. Unemployment rates by sex and age 2020/12 - 2021/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.6.2022].
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