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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2018/II - 2019/II

  Year/Quarter Change
2018/II 2019/II 2018/II - 2019/II
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Region      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 8,2 7,7 -0,5
Uusimaa 7,7 7,2 -0,4
Southwest Finland 6,7 6,4 -0,3
Satakunta 5,7 9,0 3,3
Kanta-Häme 6,0 5,9 -0,1
Pirkanmaa 9,4 9,1 -0,3
Päijät-Häme 10,5 5,6 -4,9
Kymenlaakso 11,3 7,5 -3,7
South Karelia 10,5 8,5 -2,0
South Savo 9,7 6,8 -2,9
North Savo 9,3 8,2 -1,2
North Karelia 10,7 11,8 1,1
Central Finland 9,9 8,8 -1,1
South Ostrobothnia 5,1 5,9 0,8
Ostrobothnia 5,3 5,4 0,1
Central Ostrobothnia 9,7 4,5 -5,2
North Ostrobothnia 8,3 9,1 0,9
Kainuu 9,8 7,7 -2,2
Lapland 9,9 9,6 -0,3

Source: Labour force survey 2019, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.07.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. June 2019, Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2018/II - 2019/II . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
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