Employment Rate in Sweden decreased to 68.30 percent in August from 69.80 percent in July of 2019. Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 66.32 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 7.10 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5110.00 5129.00 5281.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 391.00 393.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.00 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.10 21.40 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 134.20 134.30 134.50 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 775.00 731.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 174.40 177.70 177.70 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 188.60 191.10 191.10 139.70 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 73.20 73.50 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 2.30 7.10 1.90 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 1091.90 1117.30 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Productivity 105.10 102.80 114.50 68.30 Index Points [+]
Employment Change -0.20 -0.10 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.00 68.30 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3869.10 3777.20 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.00 68.30 70.80 62.60 2005 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.20 Sep/19
Switzerland 80.60 Jun/19
Netherlands 78.10 Jun/19
Germany 76.50 Jun/19
United Kingdom 75.90 Jul/19
France 66.00 Jun/19
Spain 64.49 Jun/19
Australia 62.70 Sep/19
Canada 62.10 Sep/19
South Korea 61.50 Sep/19
United States 61.00 Sep/19
Japan 60.90 Aug/19
Russia 59.90 Aug/19
Italy 59.10 Jul/19
Brazil 54.70 Aug/19
India 46.80 Dec/18
Turkey 45.50 Jul/19
Argentina 42.60 Jun/19
South Africa 42.44 Jun/19


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