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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, January

Appendix table 42. Unemployment rates by Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI) 2017/II - 2018/II

  Year/Quarter Change
2017/II 2018/II 2017/II - 2018/II
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Regional State Administrative Agencies      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 9,9 8,2 -1,8
Southern Finland AVI 8,9 8,2 -0,8
Southwestern Finland AVI 11,0 6,4 -4,5
Eastern Finland AVI 11,5 9,8 -1,6
Western and Inland Finland AVI 10,1 8,2 -1,9
Northern Finland AVI 11,2 8,5 -2,7
Lapland AVI 12,0 9,9 -2,1

Source: Labour force survey 2018, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.7.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2018, Appendix table 42. Unemployment rates by Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI) 2017/II - 2018/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.3.2019].
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