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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/02 - 2007/02

  Year/Month Change
2008/02 2008/01 2007/02 2008/02 - 2007/02
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 68,9 69,3 68,1 0,8
Males 70,5 70,7 69,1 1,5
Females 67,3 67,9 67,1 0,2
Unemployment rate Both sexes 6,4 6,8 7,5 -1,1
Males 5,8 6,3 7,3 -1,5
Females 7,0 7,3 7,7 -0,7
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 65,9 66,6 65,9 0,1
Males 68,1 68,6 67,8 0,4
Females 63,7 64,7 64,0 -0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2008, February. Statistics Finland

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Updated 18.3.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. February 2008, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/02 - 2007/02 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2019].
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