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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 42. Unemployment rates by Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI) 2017/IV - 2018/IV

  Year/Quarter Change
2017/IV 2018/IV 2017/IV - 2018/IV
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Regional State Administrative Agencies      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 7,6 6,0 -1,6
Southern Finland AVI 7,0 5,9 -1,1
Southwestern Finland AVI 7,1 5,7 -1,3
Eastern Finland AVI 8,7 5,7 -3,0
Western and Inland Finland AVI 8,5 6,2 -2,3
Northern Finland AVI 7,7 6,3 -1,4
Lapland AVI 9,5 7,4 -2,2

Source: Labour force survey 2018, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2018, Appendix table 42. Unemployment rates by Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI) 2017/IV - 2018/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
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