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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/09 - 2007/09

  Year/Month Change
2008/09 2008/08 2007/09 2008/09 - 2007/09
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Province        
Whole country (incl. Åland) 5,9 5,6 6,4 -0,4
Southern Finland 5,9 4,8 5,4 0,4
Western Finland 5,3 5,7 6,2 -1,0
Eastern Finland 6,8 6,6 9,4 -2,6
Oulu 7,1 8,0 7,5 -0,5
Lapland 9,5 5,1 9,6 -0,1

Source: Labour force survey 2008, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.10.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2008, 5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/09 - 2007/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.4.2019].
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