Sweden Employment Rate  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Employment Rate in Sweden increased to 69.30 percent in June from 67.40 percent in May of 2017. Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 65.94 percent from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 69.90 percent in July of 2007 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 6.00 6.60 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5034.70 5000.40 5034.70 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 326.00 362.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.40 1.20 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.70 19.30 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 126.80 126.80 127.10 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 811.00 782.00 1369.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 166.20 168.80 168.80 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 178.00 180.10 180.10 139.70 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 [+]
Employment Change 0.60 1.10 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.30 67.40 69.90 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3597.40 3606.10 3705.20 2896.00 Thousand [+]
Productivity 106.40 101.50 113.70 68.30 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 20600.00 21600.00 22400.00 20600.00 SEK/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 33900.00 33100.00 35200.00 33100.00 SEK/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 74.70 74.80 74.80 69.20 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 12691.40 12860.80 14050.60 12579.40 SEK/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 11046.10 11008.90 12409.70 10443.90 SEK/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 1143.60 1133.90 1177.30 824.30 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
69.30 67.40 69.90 62.60 2005 - 2017 percent Monthly
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