1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2007 - 2009

  Year Change
2007 2008 2009 2008/2009
Per cent Per cent Per cent Percentage points
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate, persons aged 15-64 Both sexes 69,9 70,6 68,3 -2,3
Males 71,3 72,3 68,8 -3,5
Females 68,5 68,9 67,9 -1,0
Unemployment rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 6,9 6,4 8,2 1,8
Males 6,5 6,1 8,9 2,8
Females 7,2 6,7 7,6 0,9
Labour force participation rate, persons aged 15-74 Both sexes 67,2 67,5 66,5 -1,0
Males 69,3 69,9 68,4 -1,5
Females 65,1 65,1 64,7 -0,4

Source: Labour force survey 2009. Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.2.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2007 - 2009 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.11.2019].
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