Employment Rate in Sweden decreased to 67.90 percent in August from 68.30 percent in July of 2020.

Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 66.37 percent from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 70.70 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. Sweden Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020. 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 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
67.90 68.30 70.70 62.60 2001 - 2020 percent Monthly
NSA

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 28.80 28.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 137.50 132.80 138.10 100.00 points [+]
Job Vacancies 538.00 540.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 176.40 179.40 179.50 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 187.90 190.00 191.20 139.70 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 1091.40 1110.00 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 3749.30 3735.70 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 1.10 1.30 7.10 1.10 percent [+]


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.