Employment Rate in Sweden increased to 68.50 percent in April from 68 percent in March of 2019. Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 66.26 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.

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Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.20 7.10 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5136.00 5098.00 5281.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 339.00 391.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.20 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.90 18.10 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 133.00 132.50 133.00 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 1001.00 1248.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 173.30 173.50 174.70 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 184.80 184.50 185.80 139.70 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 73.00 73.20 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 7.10 1.90 percent [+]
Productivity 102.80 105.00 114.50 68.30 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1115.60 1093.10 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.00 0.70 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.50 68.00 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3817.10 3895.20 3895.20 2896.00 Thousand [+]


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. This page provides - Sweden Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.50 68.00 70.80 62.60 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 80.60 Dec/18
Netherlands 77.90 Dec/18
Germany 76.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Mar/19
France 66.10 Mar/19
Spain 63.58 Mar/19
Australia 62.40 Apr/19
Canada 62.20 May/19
South Korea 61.50 May/19
United States 60.60 May/19
Japan 60.50 Apr/19
Russia 59.00 Apr/19
Italy 58.80 Apr/19
Brazil 54.20 Apr/19
Turkey 46.00 Mar/19
South Africa 42.56 Mar/19
Argentina 42.20 Dec/18


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