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Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2015/IV - 2016/IV

  Year/Quarter Change
2015/IV 2016/IV 2015/IV - 2016/IV
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Region      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 8,7 8,0 -0,7
Uusimaa 7,2 6,8 -0,4
Varsinais-Suomi 10,3 9,5 -0,8
Satakunta 7,0 7,7 0,7
Kanta-Häme 6,9 8,1 1,2
Pirkanmaa 10,9 9,9 -0,9
Päijät-Häme 10,1 7,1 -3,0
Kymenlaakso 12,9 10,7 -2,2
South Karelia 9,9 5,1 -4,8
Etelä-Savo 10,4 10,7 0,3
Pohjois-Savo 7,0 8,5 1,5
North Karelia 9,3 15,1 5,7
Central Finland 10,6 10,0 -0,6
South Ostrobothnia 8,5 5,3 -3,2
Ostrobothnia 6,0 3,6 -2,4
Central Ostrobothnia 6,3 5,3 -1,0
North Ostrobothnia 8,9 8,6 -0,4
Kainuu 15,0 12,7 -2,3
Lapland 11,1 8,4 -2,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2015/IV - 2016/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.4.2019].
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