Employment in Sweden increased by 0.3 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2018. Employment Change in Sweden averaged 0.20 percent from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.10 percent in the second quarter of 2000 and a record low of -1.20 percent in the first quarter of 2009.

Sweden Employment Change
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Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.50 6.00 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5149.00 5119.00 5281.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 302.00 330.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.30 1.20 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.10 17.00 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 130.60 130.80 131.20 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 879.00 818.00 1489.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 168.00 170.40 173.60 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 179.30 183.90 185.80 139.70 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 72.90 72.90 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Productivity 105.80 103.70 115.90 68.30 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1136.60 1132.30 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.50 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.90 68.50 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3787.90 3686.80 3810.90 2896.00 Thousand [+]


Sweden Employment Change

In Sweden, employment change refers to the quarterly change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. This page provides - Sweden Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 0.50 1.10 -1.20 1993 - 2018 percent Quarterly
SA, WDA




Country Last
Australia 32800.00 Oct/18
Canada 11.20 Oct/18
Euro Area 0.20 Sep/18
France 0.10 Jun/18
Germany 0.20 Jun/18
Italy 0.50 Jun/18
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/18
Singapore 17.70 Sep/18
Spain 0.70 Jun/18
Switzerland 0.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom 23.00 Aug/18


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