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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/IV - 2008/IV

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

Source: Labour force survey 2009, December. Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.01.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2009, 7.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/IV - 2008/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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