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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/04 - 2007/04

  Year/Month Change
2008/04 2008/03 2007/04 2008/04 - 2007/04
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 70,0 69,0 69,2 0,8
Males 71,5 69,8 70,2 1,2
Females 68,5 68,2 68,1 0,4
Unemployment rate Both sexes 6,2 6,8 7,2 -1,0
Males 6,2 7,2 7,4 -1,3
Females 6,2 6,3 7,0 -0,8
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,7 66,4 66,6 0,1
Males 69,0 68,6 68,6 0,4
Females 64,4 64,3 64,5 -0,2

Source: Labour force survey 2008, April. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.5.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. April 2008, 1.1 Population aged 15-74 by labour force status and sex 2008/04 - 2007/04 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2008/04/tyti_2008_04_2008-05-20_tau_001_en.html