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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/11 - 2008/11

  Year/Month Change
2009/11 2009/10 2008/11 2009/11 - 2008/11
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 67,0 66,7 69,8 -2,9
Males 66,9 67,3 71,4 -4,5
Females 67,0 66,2 68,2 -1,2
Unemployment rate Both sexes 8,5 8,2 6,0 2,5
Males 9,3 8,7 5,5 3,8
Females 7,7 7,7 6,6 1,1
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 65,3 64,9 66,6 -1,3
Males 66,8 66,7 68,5 -1,8
Females 63,9 63,2 64,6 -0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2009, November. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.12.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. November 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/11 - 2008/11 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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