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Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2019/I - 2020/I

  Year/Quarter Change
2019/I 2020/I 2019/I - 2020/I
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Region      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 7,1 7,1 0,1
Uusimaa 6,5 6,0 -0,6
Southwest Finland 5,7 6,1 0,4
Satakunta 6,4 8,0 1,6
Kanta-Häme 4,5 5,6 1,1
Pirkanmaa 8,1 7,3 -0,8
Päijät-Häme 6,1 7,7 1,6
Kymenlaakso 8,7 8,0 -0,7
South Karelia 8,3 9,1 0,8
South Savo 9,0 9,3 0,3
North Savo 8,2 7,7 -0,5
North Karelia 9,2 12,3 3,1
Central Finland 8,2 10,9 2,7
South Ostrobothnia 6,9 4,9 -2,0
Ostrobothnia 5,2 6,5 1,4
Central Ostrobothnia 5,3 5,1 -0,2
North Ostrobothnia 8,4 8,2 -0,2
Kainuu 8,1 10,0 1,8
Lapland 8,8 7,9 -0,8

Source: Labour force survey 2020, March. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.4.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. March 2020, Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2019/I - 2020/I . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.7.2020].
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