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Hitt og þetta 26. apríl 2006

Swedish employment up in March 2006

Nordic Business Report-April 26, 2006-Swedish employment up in March 2006
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Statistics Sweden, the Swedish state statistics agency, said on Wednesday (26 April) that the number of persons employed in Sweden amounted to 4,253,000 in March 2006, an increase of 91,000 from March 2005.

The number of unemployed amounted to 246,000, or 5.5% of the labour force.

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