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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2018, December

11.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/III - 2007/III

  Year/Quarter Change
2008/III 2008/II 2007/III 2008/III - 2007/III
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Province        
Whole country (incl. Åland) 5,6 7,3 6,0 -0,5
Southern Finland 4,9 6,1 4,9 -0,1
Western Finland 5,5 7,1 5,9 -0,4
Eastern Finland 6,9 9,9 9,4 -2,5
Oulu 7,4 9,8 7,7 -0,3
Lapland 7,5 11,7 8,8 -1,3

Source: Labour force survey 2008, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.10.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2008, 11.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/III - 2007/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.2.2019].
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