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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/II - 2008/II

  Year/Quarter Change
2009/II 2009/I 2008/II 2009/II - 2008/II
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 69,4 68,1 71,9 -2,4
Males 69,9 68,4 73,8 -3,9
Females 69,0 67,8 69,9 -1,0
Unemployment rate Both sexes 9,6 7,6 7,3 2,3
Males 10,5 8,4 7,0 3,5
Females 8,5 6,9 7,5 1,0
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 68,7 66,0 69,4 -0,7
Males 70,8 67,7 72,1 -1,3
Females 66,5 64,2 66,6 -0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2009, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.07.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2009, 7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/II - 2008/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.4.2019].
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