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Table 1. Proportion of long-term unemployed persons in the labour force (aged 18 to 64) by region in 2020 and 2019, %

Region 2020 Labour force (aged 18 to 64) 2020 Long-term unemployed 2020 Proportion of long-term unemployed, % 2019 Labour force (aged 18 to 64) 2019 Long-term unemployed 2019 Proportion of long-term unemployed, %
Central Finland 122,814 5,491 4.47 123,056 3,663 2.98
Central Ostrobothnia 29,896 731 2.45 29,884 449 1.50
Kainuu 30,330 815 2.69 30,509 616 2.02
Kanta-Häme 77,257 2,260 2.93 77,068 1,490 1.93
Kymenlaakso 71,257 3,176 4.46 71,689 2,322 3.24
Lapland 78,976 2,619 3.32 79,555 1,936 2.43
North Karelia 70,448 3,599 5.11 70,562 2,464 3.49
North Ostrobothnia 186,800 6,631 3.55 185,003 4,431 2.40
North Savo 110,577 4,453 4.03 110,838 3,383 3.05
Ostrobothnia 80,780 1,674 2.07 81,347 1,186 1.46
Pirkanmaa 247,102 7,344 2.97 244,905 5,173 2.11
Päijät-Häme 91,375 4,615 5.05 91,494 3,026 3.31
Satakunta 94,950 3,104 3.27 95,694 2,272 2.37
South Karelia 55,340 1,699 3.07 55,680 1,149 2.06
South Ostrobothnia 84,174 1,402 1.67 84,834 842 0.99
South Savo 55,213 1,975 3.58 55,872 1,317 2.36
Southwest Finland 226,005 6,392 2.83 225,673 4,616 2.05
Uusimaa 872,599 32,888 3.77 869,695 22,399 2.58
Åland 14,593 186 1.27 14,666 97 0.66
FINLAND 2,600,486 91,054 3.50 2,598,024 62,831 2.42

Source: Employment Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 10.3.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Employment [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-6825. profession and socio economic position 2020, Table 1. Proportion of long-term unemployed persons in the labour force (aged 18 to 64) by region in 2020 and 2019, % . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.8.2022].
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