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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, September

Appendix table 42. Unemployment rates by Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI) 2015/IV - 2016/IV

  Year/Quarter Change
2015/IV 2016/IV 2015/IV - 2016/IV
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Regional State Administrative Agencies      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 8,7 8,0 -0,7
Southern Finland AVI 7,9 7,0 -0,9
Southwestern Finland AVI 9,3 8,9 -0,3
Eastern Finland AVI 8,6 10,9 2,4
Western and Inland Finland AVI 9,4 8,0 -1,4
Northern Finland AVI 9,9 9,2 -0,7
Lapland AVI 11,1 8,4 -2,7

Source: Labour force survey 2016, December. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. December 2016, Appendix table 42. Unemployment rates by Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI) 2015/IV - 2016/IV . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.11.2019].
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