The number of unemployed persons in Sweden increased to 350 Thousand in January of 2019 from 327 Thousand in December of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Sweden averaged 353.02 Thousand from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 503 Thousand in June of 2009 and a record low of 243 Thousand in November of 2001.

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Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.50 6.00 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5065.00 5099.00 5281.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 350.00 327.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.30 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.40 16.40 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 132.70 132.20 132.70 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 1449.00 1072.00 1489.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 172.90 172.90 173.60 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 183.10 183.20 185.80 139.70 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 72.30 72.50 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Productivity 114.30 105.80 115.90 68.30 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1093.10 1136.60 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.30 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 67.60 68.10 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3895.20 3787.90 3895.20 2896.00 Thousand [+]


Sweden Unemployed Persons

In Sweden, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Sweden Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
350.00 327.00 503.00 243.00 2001 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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