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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/11 - 2007/11

  Year/Month Change
2008/11 2008/10 2007/11 2008/11 - 2007/11
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 69,8 70,2 69,1 0,7
Males 71,4 71,8 71,1 0,3
Females 68,2 68,6 67,2 1,1
Unemployment rate Both sexes 6,0 5,8 6,1 -0,1
Males 5,5 6,0 5,7 -0,2
Females 6,6 5,6 6,6 0,0
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,6 66,7 66,0 0,6
Males 68,5 69,4 68,5 0,0
Females 64,6 64,1 63,5 1,1

Source: Labour force survey 2008, November. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.12.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. November 2008, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/11 - 2007/11 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.11.2019].
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