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Latest publication: Labour force survey 2019, October

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

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

Source: Labour force survey 2019, September. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.10.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. September 2019, Appendix table 43. Unemployment rates by region (2011) 2018/III - 2019/III . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.12.2019].
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