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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/10 - 2007/10

  Year/Month Change
2008/10 2008/09 2007/10 2008/10 - 2007/10
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 70,2 70,0 69,8 0,4
Males 71,8 71,8 70,7 1,1
Females 68,6 68,1 68,8 -0,2
Unemployment rate Both sexes 5,8 5,9 6,2 -0,4
Males 6,0 5,7 6,0 0,0
Females 5,6 6,1 6,3 -0,7
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,7 66,6 66,7 0,1
Males 69,4 69,3 68,5 1,0
Females 64,1 63,9 64,8 -0,8

Source: Labour force survey 2008, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.11.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2008, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/10 - 2007/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2019].
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