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5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2009/05 - 2008/05

  Year/Month Change
2009/05 2009/04 2008/05 2009/05 - 2008/05
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Province        
Whole country (incl. land) 10,9 8,8 8,8 2,1
Southern Finland 9,1 7,7 7,9 1,2
Western Finland 11,1 8,1 8,4 2,7
Eastern Finland 12,6 13,4 10,7 1,8
Oulu 13,8 11,0 12,2 1,7
Lapland 19,1 10,6 12,1 6,9

Source: Labour force survey 2009, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.06.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2009, 5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2009/05 - 2008/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.9.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2009/05/tyti_2009_05_2009-06-23_tau_017_en.html