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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

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

  Year/Quarter Change
2017/III 2018/III 2017/III - 2018/III
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Regional State Administrative Agencies      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 7,7 6,5 -1,1
Southern Finland AVI 7,0 6,4 -0,6
Southwestern Finland AVI 7,8 5,9 -1,9
Eastern Finland AVI 9,7 6,9 -2,8
Western and Inland Finland AVI 8,3 6,4 -2,0
Northern Finland AVI 6,7 7,5 0,8
Lapland AVI 8,9 9,0 0,1

Source: Labour force survey 2018, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2018, Appendix table 42. Unemployment rates by Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI) 2017/III - 2018/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
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