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3.1 Employment rate by sex and age 2008/05 - 2007/05

  Year/Month Change
2008/05 2008/04 2007/05 2008/05 - 2007/05
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Sex Age group        
Both sexes 15-74 63,8 62,5 62,8 1,0
15-24 43,3 40,8 43,5 -0,2
25-54 85,4 84,1 83,7 1,7
55-74 37,6 37,0 36,3 1,3
15-64 71,3 70,0 70,2 1,1
Males 15-74 66,7 64,7 65,5 1,2
15-24 41,7 40,3 44,0 -2,3
25-54 88,8 86,4 86,1 2,6
55-74 40,9 39,0 39,3 1,6
15-64 73,4 71,5 72,0 1,4
Females 15-74 60,9 60,4 60,1 0,8
15-24 45,0 41,3 43,0 2,0
25-54 81,9 81,7 81,2 0,7
55-74 34,6 35,0 33,6 1,0
15-64 69,1 68,5 68,3 0,8

Source: Labour force survey 2008, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.6.2008

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