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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/08 - 2008/08

  Year/Month Change
2009/08 2009/07 2008/08 2009/08 - 2008/08
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 68,7 70,3 71,5 -2,8
Males 68,9 71,9 73,6 -4,7
Females 68,5 68,6 69,5 -0,9
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,6 7,7 5,6 2,0
Males 8,0 7,6 4,6 3,4
Females 7,1 7,9 6,5 0,6
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,4 67,9 67,8 -1,4
Males 67,9 70,3 70,1 -2,2
Females 64,9 65,5 65,5 -0,6

Source: Labour force survey 2009, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.09.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/08 - 2008/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2019].
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