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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/05 - 2007/05

  Year/Month Change
2008/05 2008/04 2007/05 2008/05 - 2007/05
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 71,3 70,0 70,2 1,1
Males 73,4 71,5 72,0 1,4
Females 69,1 68,5 68,3 0,8
Unemployment rate Both sexes 8,8 6,2 8,5 0,3
Males 8,7 6,2 8,0 0,7
Females 9,0 6,2 9,0 -0,1
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 70,0 66,7 68,6 1,4
Males 73,0 69,0 71,1 1,9
Females 66,9 64,4 66,1 0,8

Source: Labour force survey 2008, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.6.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2008, 1.1 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/05 - 2007/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2008/05/tyti_2008_05_2008-06-24_tau_001_en.html