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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2007/08 - 2006/08

  Year/Month Change
2007/08 2007/07 2006/08 2007/08 - 2006/08
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 71,5 72,9 70,5 1,0
Males 74,1 75,1 73,1 1,0
Females 69,0 70,7 67,9 1,1
Unemployment rate Both sexes 5,9 5,9 6,9 -0,9
Males 5,3 5,0 6,0 -0,7
Females 6,6 6,8 7,8 -1,2
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 68,3 69,2 67,9 0,4
Males 71,4 71,6 70,8 0,6
Females 65,1 66,9 64,9 0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2007, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 18.9.2007

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2007, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2007/08 - 2006/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.11.2019].
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