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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/05 - 2007/05

  Year/Month Change
2008/05 2008/04 2007/05 2008/05 - 2007/05
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Province        
Whole country (incl. Åland) 8,8 6,2 8,5 0,3
Southern Finland 7,9 4,7 6,9 1,0
Western Finland 8,4 6,3 8,1 0,3
Eastern Finland 10,7 9,2 12,4 -1,7
Oulu 12,2 8,5 11,6 0,5
Lapland 12,1 11,1 13,8 -1,7

Source: Labour force survey 2008, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.6.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2008, 5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/05 - 2007/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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