The number of unemployed persons in Sweden increased to 546 Thousand in May of 2021 from 521 Thousand in April of 2021. source: Statistics Sweden

Unemployed Persons in Sweden averaged 362.81 Thousand from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 557 Thousand in June of 2020 and a record low of 243 Thousand in November of 2001. This page provides - Sweden Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Sweden is expected to be 338.65 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Sweden to stand at 337.58 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 337.68 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
546.00 521.00 557.00 243.00 2001 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
Volume, NSA

Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.80 9.40 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5052.00 5009.00 5271.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 546.00 521.00 557.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.90 1.10 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.80 27.40 28.20 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 141.30 140.40 141.30 100.00 points [+]
Job Vacancies 838.00 1035.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 183.20 182.10 184.00 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 194.00 191.70 195.00 139.70 SEK/Hour [+]
Population 10.33 10.23 10.33 7.47 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 62.00 62.00 61.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 62.00 62.00 61.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 74.50 73.70 75.40 69.20 percent [+]
Productivity 104.70 104.10 104.70 65.30 points [+]
Part Time Employment 961.60 1086.40 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 3741.40 3768.50 3916.70 2896.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.50 0.90 -1.90 percent [+]
Employment Rate 67.20 66.80 70.70 62.60 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.20 2.40 7.10 1.40 percent [+]


Sweden Unemployed Persons
In Sweden, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.