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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

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

  Year/Quarter Change
2008/IV 2008/III 2007/IV 2008/IV - 2007/IV
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 69,9 71,6 69,5 0,4
Males 71,2 73,6 70,7 0,6
Females 68,4 69,6 68,2 0,2
Unemployment rate Both sexes 6,0 5,6 6,1 -0,1
Males 5,8 5,0 5,9 0,0
Females 6,1 6,2 6,3 -0,2
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,5 67,8 66,3 0,2
Males 68,7 70,3 68,3 0,4
Females 64,3 65,4 64,3 0,0

Source: Labour force survey 2008, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 20.01.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2008, 7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2008/IV - 2007/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.11.2019].
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