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5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/10 - 2007/10

  Year/Month Change
2008/10 2008/09 2007/10 2008/10 - 2007/10
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Province        
Whole country (incl. land) 5,8 5,9 6,2 -0,4
Southern Finland 4,7 5,9 4,5 0,3
Western Finland 5,4 5,3 6,0 -0,6
Eastern Finland 7,8 6,8 9,1 -1,3
Oulu 9,3 7,1 10,4 -1,2
Lapland 10,6 9,5 12,6 -2,0

Source: Labour force survey 2008, October. Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.11.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Labour force survey [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-7857. October 2008, 5.3 Unemployment rate by province 2008/10 - 2007/10 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.12.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tyti/2008/10/tyti_2008_10_2008-11-25_tau_017_en.html