Employment Rate in Sweden increased to 68.90 percent in October from 68.50 percent in September of 2018. Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 66.19 percent from 2005 until 2018, 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 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 131.70 130.60 131.70 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 879.00 818.00 1489.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 171.60 168.00 173.60 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 182.70 179.30 185.80 139.70 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 114.30 105.80 115.90 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 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.90 68.50 70.80 62.60 2005 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.76 Oct/18
Switzerland 79.90 Jun/18
Netherlands 77.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 75.70 Sep/18
Germany 75.40 Jun/18
France 65.90 Sep/18
Spain 64.01 Sep/18
Australia 62.20 Sep/18
Canada 61.70 Nov/18
South Korea 61.20 Oct/18
Japan 60.60 Oct/18
United States 60.60 Nov/18
Russia 59.80 Oct/18
Italy 58.70 Oct/18
Brazil 54.50 Oct/18
Turkey 47.60 Aug/18
South Africa 43.10 Sep/18
Argentina 41.90 Jun/18


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