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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, May

7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/III - 2008/III

  Year/Quarter Change
2009/III 2009/II 2008/III 2009/III - 2008/III
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 68,9 69,4 71,6 -2,8
Males 69,7 69,9 73,6 -3,9
Females 68,0 69,0 69,6 -1,6
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,5 9,6 5,6 2,0
Males 7,7 10,5 5,0 2,8
Females 7,4 8,5 6,2 1,2
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,5 68,7 67,8 -1,3
Males 68,4 70,8 70,3 -1,9
Females 64,6 66,5 65,4 -0,8

Source: Labour force survey 2009, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.10.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2009, 7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/III - 2008/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.7.2019].
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