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5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/08 - 2007/08

  Year/Month Change
2008/08 2008/07 2007/08 2008/08 - 2007/08
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Province        
Whole country (incl. land) 5,6 5,2 5,9 -0,4
Southern Finland 4,8 4,0 4,7 0,0
Western Finland 5,7 5,4 6,1 -0,4
Eastern Finland 6,6 7,3 9,2 -2,6
Oulu 8,0 7,3 6,6 1,4
Lapland 5,1 8,0 8,9 -3,9

Source: Labour force survey 2008, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.9.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2008, 5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/08 - 2007/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.10.2022].
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