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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/07 - 2008/07

  Year/Month Change
2009/07 2009/06 2008/07 2009/07 - 2008/07
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 70,3 71,4 73,4 -3,2
Males 71,9 72,0 75,5 -3,6
Females 68,6 70,8 71,2 -2,7
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,7 9,1 5,2 2,5
Males 7,6 10,2 4,5 3,1
Females 7,9 7,9 6,0 1,9
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 67,9 70,1 69,1 -1,2
Males 70,3 72,5 71,4 -1,1
Females 65,5 67,7 66,7 -1,2

Source: Labour force survey 2009, July. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.08.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. July 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/07 - 2008/07 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.12.2019].
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