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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/08 - 2007/08

  Year/Month Change
2008/08 2008/07 2007/08 2008/08 - 2007/08
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 71,5 73,4 71,5 0,0
Males 73,6 75,5 74,1 -0,5
Females 69,5 71,2 69,0 0,5
Unemployment rate Both sexes 5,6 5,2 5,9 -0,4
Males 4,6 4,5 5,3 -0,7
Females 6,5 6,0 6,6 -0,1
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 67,8 69,1 68,3 -0,5
Males 70,1 71,4 71,4 -1,4
Females 65,5 66,7 65,1 0,4

Source: Labour force survey 2008, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.9.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2008, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/08 - 2007/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.4.2019].
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