Sweden Employment Change  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Employment in Sweden increased by 0.60 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2017. Employment Change in Sweden averaged 0.19 percent from 1993 until 2017, 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 6.30 6.20 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5049.80 5055.30 5055.30 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 337.00 332.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.40 1.20 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.70 18.20 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 126.50 126.80 127.10 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 851.00 811.00 1369.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 164.60 166.20 168.80 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 175.70 178.00 180.10 139.70 SEK/Hour [+]
Population 10.00 9.85 10.00 7.47 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 72.60 73.40 74.80 69.20 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 1143.60 1133.90 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Productivity 106.40 101.50 113.70 68.30 Index Points [+]
Employment Change 0.60 1.10 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.10 69.00 69.90 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3597.40 3606.10 3705.20 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 1.10 1.10 -1.20 1993 - 2017 percent Quarterly
SA, WDA




employment change by Country
Country Last
Australia 3700.00 Oct/17
Brazil -3.60 Feb/16
Canada 35.30 Oct/17
Euro Area 0.40 Jun/17
France 0.30 Jun/17
Germany 0.30 Jun/17
Italy 0.30 Jun/17
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/17
Spain 0.90 Jun/17
Switzerland 0.60 Jun/17
United Kingdom 0.40 Jun/17