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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/04 - 2008/04

  Year/Month Change
2009/04 2009/03 2008/04 2009/04 - 2008/04
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 67,6 68,1 70,0 -2,4
Males 68,3 67,6 71,5 -3,2
Females 67,0 68,6 68,5 -1,5
Unemployment rate Both sexes 8,8 8,3 6,2 2,6
Males 9,5 9,7 6,2 3,3
Females 8,0 6,9 6,2 1,8
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,3 66,4 66,7 -0,4
Males 68,4 67,9 69,0 -0,5
Females 64,1 64,9 64,4 -0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2009, April. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.05.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. April 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/04 - 2008/04 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.11.2019].
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