Employment Rate in Sweden decreased to 68 percent in December from 68.30 percent in November of 2019.

Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 66.36 percent from 2005 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 70.80 percent in July of 2018 and a record low of 62.60 percent in January of 2010. This page provides - Sweden Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Statistics Sweden

Employment Rate in Sweden is expected to be 68.05 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Sweden to stand at 67.97 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Employment Rate is projected to trend around 67.95 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Sweden Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.00 68.30 70.80 62.60 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Sweden Employment Rate
In Sweden, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.

Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.00 6.80 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5115.00 5140.00 5271.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 329.00 378.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.90 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.70 20.10 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 135.30 134.70 135.30 100.00 points [+]
Job Vacancies 933.00 728.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 176.10 174.70 177.70 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 187.10 185.90 191.10 139.70 SEK/Hour [+]
Population 10.12 10.00 10.12 7.47 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 61.00 61.00 61.00 61.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 72.30 73.30 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 7.10 1.90 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 1091.90 1117.30 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Productivity 114.10 105.10 114.50 68.30 points [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.10 0.90 -1.00 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.00 68.30 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3916.70 3835.60 3916.70 2896.00 Thousand [+]