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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2007/05 - 2006/05

  Year/Month Change
2007/05 2007/04 2006/05 2007/05 - 2006/05
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes         70,2         69,2         68,7          1,5
Males         72,0         70,2         70,5          1,5
Females         68,3         68,1         66,8          1,5
Unemployment rate Both sexes          8,5          7,2         10,1         -1,6
Males          8,0          7,4         10,0         -2,1
Females          9,0          7,0         10,3         -1,2
Labour force participation rate Both sexes         68,6         66,6         68,5          0,1
Males         71,1         68,6         71,2         -0,1
Females         66,1         64,5         65,8          0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2007, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 19.6.2007

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2007, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2007/05 - 2006/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
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