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

Employment Rate in Sweden decreased to 68.10 percent in September from 69 percent in August of 2017. Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 66 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 5.80 6.30 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5046.70 5049.80 5055.30 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 308.00 337.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.40 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.70 18.20 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 127.90 126.50 127.90 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 851.00 811.00 1369.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 167.30 164.60 168.80 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 177.60 175.70 180.10 139.70 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 1098.20 1134.60 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Productivity 115.90 106.40 115.90 68.30 Index Points [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.10 69.00 69.90 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3810.90 3704.20 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.10 69.00 69.90 62.60 2005 - 2017 percent Monthly
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employment rate by Country
Country Last
Mexico 96.50 Oct/17
Switzerland 79.80 Jun/17
Netherlands 75.70 Jun/17
United Kingdom 75.10 Sep/17
Germany 74.80 Jun/17
Russia 65.90 Oct/17
France 65.10 Sep/17
Spain 62.80 Sep/17
Canada 61.80 Nov/17
Australia 61.63 Oct/17
South Korea 61.30 Sep/17
United States 60.10 Nov/17
Japan 59.20 Oct/17
Italy 58.10 Oct/17
Brazil 54.20 Oct/17
Turkey 47.20 Aug/17