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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/03 - 2007/03

  Year/Month Change
2008/03 2008/02 2007/03 2008/03 - 2007/03
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 69,0 68,9 68,7 0,3
Males 69,8 70,5 69,0 0,8
Females 68,2 67,3 68,3 -0,2
Unemployment rate Both sexes 6,8 6,4 7,7 -0,9
Males 7,2 5,8 7,6 -0,5
Females 6,3 7,0 7,7 -1,4
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,4 65,9 66,6 -0,2
Males 68,6 68,1 67,9 0,7
Females 64,3 63,7 65,4 -1,1

Source: Labour force survey 2008, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.4.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2008, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/03 - 2007/03 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.11.2019].
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