Employment in Sweden decreased by 1.4 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2020.

Employment Change in Sweden averaged 0.18 percent from 1993 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 1.10 percent in the second quarter of 2000 and a record low of -1.40 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides - Sweden Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Employment Change - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2020. source: Eurostat

Employment Change in Sweden is expected to be 0.27 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in Sweden to stand at 0.25 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Employment Change is projected to trend around 0.28 percent in 2021 and 0.29 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Employment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.40 -0.70 1.10 -1.40 1993 - 2020 percent Quarterly
SA, WDA

Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.80 8.90 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5116.00 5150.00 5271.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 494.00 502.00 557.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.00 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 27.30 28.90 28.90 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 132.80 132.80 138.10 100.00 points [+]
Job Vacancies 538.00 540.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 179.40 179.50 179.50 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 190.00 190.70 191.20 139.70 SEK/Hour [+]
Population 10.23 10.12 10.23 7.47 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 61.00 62.00 61.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 61.00 62.00 61.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 74.40 75.00 75.40 69.20 percent [+]
Productivity 102.20 103.40 103.50 65.30 points [+]
Part Time Employment 1110.00 1150.70 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 3735.70 3776.00 3916.70 2896.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change -1.40 -0.70 1.10 -1.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 67.90 68.30 70.70 62.60 percent [+]
Wage Growth 1.40 2.60 7.10 1.40 percent [+]


Sweden Employment Change
In Sweden, employment change refers to the quarterly change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment.