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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

5.3 Unemployment rate by province 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 (%)
Province        
Whole country (incl. Åland) 6,1 6,0 6,0 0,1
Southern Finland 4,7 5,1 4,5 0,2
Western Finland 6,6 6,1 5,3 1,3
Eastern Finland 7,3 6,0 11,3 -4,0
Oulu 9,2 9,0 7,9 1,3
Lapland 8,3 11,8 13,5 -5,2

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, 5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/12 - 2007/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.4.2019].
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