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    Unemployment

    SCB - Statistics Sweden
    SCB, Box 24300,
    SE-104 51 STOCKHOLM
    46–8–506–940–00

    The definition for an unemployed person is: Persons (16-65 years) who were available for work (except for temporary illness) but did not work during the survey week, and who made specific efforts to find a job within the previous 4 weeks by going to an employment agency, by applying directly to an employer, by answering a job ad, or being on a union or professional register. The percentage number is calculated unemployed / (employed + unemployed).