Employment Rate in Sweden increased to 68 percent in February from 67.60 percent in January of 2019. Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 66.24 percent from 2005 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 70.80 percent in July of 2018 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 7.10 6.60 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5098.00 5093.00 5281.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 391.00 358.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.20 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.20 17.80 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 132.50 132.30 133.00 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 1375.00 1520.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 173.50 174.10 174.70 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 184.50 185.50 185.80 139.70 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 72.70 72.30 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.60 2.50 7.10 1.90 percent [+]
Productivity 105.00 114.20 114.50 68.30 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1115.60 1093.10 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.80 0.50 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.00 67.60 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3817.10 3895.20 3895.20 2896.00 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.00 67.60 70.80 62.60 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.75 Mar/19
Switzerland 80.60 Dec/18
Netherlands 77.90 Dec/18
Germany 76.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Feb/19
France 66.10 Mar/19
Spain 63.58 Mar/19
Australia 62.40 Apr/19
Canada 62.10 Apr/19
United States 60.60 Apr/19
South Korea 60.40 Mar/19
Japan 60.30 Mar/19
Russia 59.10 Mar/19
Italy 58.90 Mar/19
Brazil 53.90 Mar/19
Turkey 46.00 Feb/19
South Africa 43.34 Dec/18
Argentina 42.20 Dec/18


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