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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/09 - 2008/09

  Year/Month Change
2009/09 2009/08 2008/09 2009/09 - 2008/09
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 67,6 68,7 70,0 -2,3
Males 68,3 68,9 71,8 -3,5
Females 67,0 68,5 68,1 -1,1
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,3 7,6 5,9 1,4
Males 7,6 8,0 5,7 1,8
Females 7,0 7,1 6,1 0,9
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 65,2 66,4 66,6 -1,4
Males 67,1 67,9 69,3 -2,3
Females 63,4 64,9 63,9 -0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2009, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.10.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/09 - 2008/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
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