The unemployment rate in Sweden fell last February, after a strong increase in the previous month, according to data from the Swedish Statistics Office, and the unemployment rate fell from 8.3 percent in January to 9.7 percent in February.
The unemployment rate was 7.3 percent in the same month last year.
The number of unemployed fell from 457,800 in January to 434,700 in February.
The unemployment rate among young people in the 15-24 age group increased from 22.5 percent to 24.2 percent in February.
The unemployment rate decreased from 67% in January to 67% in February.