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1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/10 - 2008/10

  Year/Month Change
2009/10 2009/09 2008/10 2009/10 - 2008/10
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 66,7 67,6 70,2 -3,5
Males 67,3 68,3 71,8 -4,5
Females 66,2 67,0 68,6 -2,4
Unemployment rate Both sexes 8,2 7,3 5,8 2,4
Males 8,7 7,6 6,0 2,7
Females 7,7 7,0 5,6 2,1
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 64,9 65,2 66,7 -1,8
Males 66,7 67,1 69,4 -2,7
Females 63,2 63,4 64,1 -0,9

Source: Labour force survey 2009, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.11.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/10 - 2008/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2018].
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