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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/III - 2007/III

  Year/Quarter Change
2008/III 2008/II 2007/III 2008/III - 2007/III
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 71,6 71,9 71,2 0,4
Males 73,6 73,8 73,3 0,3
Females 69,6 69,9 69,2 0,4
Unemployment rate Both sexes 5,6 7,3 6,0 -0,5
Males 5,0 7,0 5,4 -0,5
Females 6,2 7,5 6,7 -0,5
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 67,8 69,4 67,9 -0,1
Males 70,3 72,1 70,5 -0,2
Females 65,4 66,6 65,4 0,0

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, 7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/III - 2007/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.12.2019].
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