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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2010/IV - 2009/IV

  Year/Quarter Change
2010/IV 2010/III 2009/IV 2010/IV - 2009/IV
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 67,3 68,9 66,9 0,4
Males 68,2 70,3 67,0 1,2
Females 66,3 67,5 66,7 -0,4
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,4 7,3 8,2 -0,8
Males 8,0 7,6 8,9 -0,9
Females 6,8 6,9 7,5 -0,7
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 64,7 66,4 65,0 -0,3
Males 67,0 69,0 66,6 0,3
Females 62,5 63,8 63,4 -1,0

Source: Labour force survey 2010, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.1.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2010, 7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2010/IV - 2009/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.10.2019].
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