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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/06 - 2008/06

  Year/Month Change
2009/06 2009/05 2008/06 2009/06 - 2008/06
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 71,4 69,3 74,4 -3,0
Males 72,0 69,5 76,5 -4,6
Females 70,8 69,2 72,2 -1,5
Unemployment rate Both sexes 9,1 10,9 6,8 2,3
Males 10,2 12,0 6,3 3,9
Females 7,9 9,7 7,4 0,5
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 70,1 69,6 71,5 -1,4
Males 72,5 71,5 74,4 -1,9
Females 67,7 67,6 68,6 -0,9

Source: Labour force survey 2009, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.07.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/06 - 2008/06 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
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