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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/12 - 2007/12

  Year/Month Change
2008/12 2008/11 2007/12 2008/12 - 2007/12
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 69,5 69,8 69,5 0,1
Males 70,6 71,4 70,2 0,4
Females 68,4 68,2 68,7 -0,3
Unemployment rate Both sexes 6,1 6,0 6,0 0,1
Males 6,0 5,5 5,9 0,1
Females 6,1 6,6 6,1 0,0
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,2 66,6 66,3 -0,1
Males 68,1 68,5 68,0 0,1
Females 64,3 64,6 64,7 -0,4

Source: Labour force survey 2008, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.01.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2008, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/12 - 2007/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.4.2019].
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