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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

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

  Year/Quarter Change
2008/II 2008/I 2007/II 2008/II - 2007/II
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 71,9 69,1 71,0 0,9
Males 73,8 70,3 72,7 1,1
Females 69,9 67,8 69,2 0,7
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,3 6,6 7,7 -0,4
Males 7,0 6,4 7,4 -0,3
Females 7,5 6,9 8,0 -0,5
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 69,4 66,3 68,7 0,6
Males 72,1 68,4 71,1 1,0
Females 66,6 64,2 66,4 0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2008, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.7.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2008, 7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/II - 2007/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
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