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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, August

1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/05 - 2008/05

  Year/Month Change
2009/05 2009/04 2008/05 2009/05 - 2008/05
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Indicator Sex        
Employment rate (population aged 15-64) Both sexes 69,3 67,6 71,3 -2,0
Males 69,5 68,3 73,4 -3,9
Females 69,2 67,0 69,1 0,0
Unemployment rate Both sexes 10,9 8,8 8,8 2,1
Males 12,0 9,5 8,7 3,3
Females 9,7 8,0 9,0 0,8
Labour force participation rate Both sexes 69,6 66,3 70,0 -0,4
Males 71,5 68,4 73,0 -1,5
Females 67,6 64,1 66,9 0,7

Source: Labour force survey 2009, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.06.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. May 2009, 1.1 Key indicators in the Labour Force Survey by sex 2009/05 - 2008/05 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2019].
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