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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/I - 2007/I

  Year/Quarter Change
2008/I 2007/IV 2007/I 2008/I - 2007/I
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 69,1 69,5 67,9 1,1
Males 70,3 70,7 68,6 1,7
Females 67,8 68,2 67,3 0,5
Unemployment rate Both sexes 6,6 6,1 7,6 -0,9
Males 6,4 5,9 7,5 -1,1
Females 6,9 6,3 7,6 -0,8
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,3 66,3 65,8 0,6
Males 68,4 68,3 67,3 1,1
Females 64,2 64,3 64,2 0,0

Source: Labour force survey 2008, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.4.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2008, 7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/I - 2007/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.11.2019].
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