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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, February

Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2017/III - 2018/III

  Year/Quarter Change
2017/III 2018/III 2017/III - 2018/III
Per cent, % Per cent, % Percentage points
Region      
Whole country (incl. Åland) 7,7 6,5 -1,1
Uusimaa 7,3 6,3 -1,0
Varsinais-Suomi 7,8 6,4 -1,5
Satakunta 7,8 4,8 -3,0
Kanta-Häme 5,4 6,9 1,4
Pirkanmaa 9,1 7,7 -1,4
Päijät-Häme 5,1 5,9 0,8
Kymenlaakso 8,3 8,0 -0,3
South Karelia 5,6 5,0 -0,7
Etelä-Savo 8,5 6,8 -1,7
Pohjois-Savo 8,4 7,1 -1,3
North Karelia 12,7 6,6 -6,0
Central Finland 9,8 7,9 -1,9
South Ostrobothnia 7,3 3,0 -4,4
Ostrobothnia 6,2 3,9 -2,3
Central Ostrobothnia 4,5 5,7 1,2
North Ostrobothnia 6,3 7,1 0,8
Kainuu 9,2 9,7 0,4
Lapland 8,9 9,0 0,1

Source: Labour force survey 2018, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 23.10.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2018, Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2017/III - 2018/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.4.2019].
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