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2.1 Labour force participation rate by sex and age 2008/06 - 2007/06

  Year/Month Change
2008/06 2008/05 2007/06 2008/06 - 2007/06
Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Per cent (%) Percentage points (%)
Sex Age group        
Both sexes 15-74 71,5 70,0 71,1 0,4
15-24 72,4 63,7 71,0 1,3
25-54 89,1 89,5 88,5 0,6
55-74 40,7 39,6 40,2 0,5
15-64 79,9 78,2 79,4 0,5
Males 15-74 74,4 73,0 73,7 0,7
15-24 69,9 63,6 72,0 -2,2
25-54 92,2 92,5 91,1 1,1
55-74 44,4 43,0 42,0 2,4
15-64 81,7 80,4 81,3 0,5
Females 15-74 68,6 66,9 68,4 0,2
15-24 74,9 63,7 70,0 4,9
25-54 85,9 86,5 85,8 0,1
55-74 37,2 36,5 38,5 -1,3
15-64 78,0 76,0 77,6 0,5

Source: Labour force survey 2008, June. Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.7.2008

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