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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/09 - 2007/09

  Year/Month Change
2008/09 2008/08 2007/09 2008/09 - 2007/09
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 70,0 71,5 69,3 0,7
Males 71,8 73,6 70,7 1,1
Females 68,1 69,5 67,9 0,3
Unemployment rate Both sexes 5,9 5,6 6,4 -0,4
Males 5,7 4,6 6,0 -0,3
Females 6,1 6,5 6,8 -0,6
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,6 67,8 66,3 0,3
Males 69,3 70,1 68,3 1,0
Females 63,9 65,5 64,2 -0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2008, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.10.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2008, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/09 - 2007/09 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.12.2019].
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