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2.1 Labour force participation 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 70,0 66,7 68,6 1,4
15-24 63,7 49,4 59,6 4,1
25-54 89,5 88,0 88,5 1,0
55-74 39,6 39,0 38,3 1,3
15-64 78,2 74,7 76,8 1,5
Males 15-74 73,0 69,0 71,1 1,9
15-24 63,6 49,3 58,3 5,3
25-54 92,5 90,3 91,1 1,5
55-74 43,0 41,4 41,3 1,7
15-64 80,4 76,2 78,3 2,1
Females 15-74 66,9 64,4 66,1 0,8
15-24 63,7 49,6 60,9 2,8
25-54 86,5 85,8 85,9 0,6
55-74 36,5 36,7 35,5 0,9
15-64 76,0 73,1 75,1 0,8

Source: Labour force survey 2008, May. Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.6.2008

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