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1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/12 - 2008/12

  Year/Month Change
2009/12 2009/11 2008/12 2009/12 - 2008/12
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 67,0 67,0 69,5 -2,6
Males 66,9 66,9 70,6 -3,7
Females 67,0 67,0 68,4 -1,5
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,9 8,5 6,1 1,8
Males 8,7 9,3 6,0 2,6
Females 7,0 7,7 6,1 0,9
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 64,9 65,3 66,2 -1,4
Males 66,4 66,8 68,1 -1,8
Females 63,3 63,9 64,3 -1,0

Source: Labour force survey 2009, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.01.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/12 - 2008/12 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.7.2019].
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