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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2018/I - 2019/I

  Year/Quarter Change
2018/I 2019/I 2018/I - 2019/I
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Region      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 8,8 7,1 -1,7
Uusimaa 7,7 6,5 -1,2
Southwest Finland 8,4 5,7 -2,7
Satakunta 9,2 6,4 -2,8
Kanta-Häme 9,0 4,5 -4,5
Pirkanmaa 11,4 8,1 -3,2
Päijät-Häme 8,7 6,1 -2,6
Kymenlaakso 10,1 8,7 -1,4
South Karelia 10,6 8,3 -2,4
South Savo 10,8 9,0 -1,7
North Savo 9,3 8,2 -1,1
North Karelia 12,3 9,2 -3,1
Central Finland 10,1 8,2 -1,9
South Ostrobothnia 6,3 6,9 0,6
Ostrobothnia 6,5 5,2 -1,3
Central Ostrobothnia 6,9 5,3 -1,7
North Ostrobothnia 8,1 8,4 0,3
Kainuu 13,5 8,1 -5,4
Lapland 9,1 8,8 -0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2019, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.04.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2019, Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2018/I - 2019/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
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