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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/01 - 2007/01

  Year/Month Change
2008/01 2007/12 2007/01 2008/01 - 2007/01
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 69,3 69,5 67,1 2,2
Males 70,7 70,2 67,8 3,0
Females 67,9 68,7 66,4 1,5
Unemployment rate Both sexes 6,8 6,0 7,6 -0,8
Males 6,3 5,9 7,6 -1,3
Females 7,3 6,1 7,5 -0,2
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,6 66,3 64,8 1,8
Males 68,6 68,0 66,3 2,3
Females 64,7 64,7 63,4 1,3

Source: Labour force survey 2008, January. Statistics Finland

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Updated 19.2.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. January 2008, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/01 - 2007/01 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
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