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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2010/08 - 2009/08

  Year/Month Change
2010/08 2010/07 2009/08 2010/08 - 2009/08
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 68,8 70,6 68,7 0,1
Males 69,5 72,6 68,9 0,6
Females 68,2 68,5 68,5 -0,4
Unemployment rate Both sexes 7,3 7,5 7,6 -0,3
Males 7,9 7,4 8,0 -0,1
Females 6,7 7,6 7,1 -0,4
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 66,5 68,1 66,4 0,1
Males 68,5 71,1 67,9 0,7
Females 64,4 65,2 64,9 -0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2010, August. Statistics Finland

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Updated 21.9.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. August 2010, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2010/08 - 2009/08 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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