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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/01 - 2008/01

  Year/Month Change
2009/01 2008/12 2008/01 2009/01 - 2008/01
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 68,3 69,5 69,3 -1,1
Males 69,4 70,6 70,7 -1,3
Females 67,1 68,4 67,9 -0,8
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,0 6,1 6,8 0,2
Males 7,3 6,0 6,3 1,0
Females 6,7 6,1 7,3 -0,6
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 65,7 66,2 66,6 -0,9
Males 68,0 68,1 68,6 -0,6
Females 63,5 64,3 64,7 -1,2

Source: Labour force survey 2009, January. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.02.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. January 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/01 - 2008/01 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.12.2019].
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