The number of unemployed persons in Sweden increased to 479 Thousand in August of 2021 from 454 Thousand in July of 2021. source: Statistics Sweden

Unemployed Persons in Sweden averaged 364.57 Thousand from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 591 Thousand in June of 2021 and a record low of 243 Thousand in November of 2001. This page provides - Sweden Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Sweden is expected to be 338.65 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sweden Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 337.68 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Unemployed Persons

Sweden Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Unemployment Rate 8.50 percent Aug/21 8.00 10.50 1.30
Employed Persons 5124.00 Thousand Aug/21 5257.00 5271.00 4236.00
Unemployed Persons 479.00 Thousand Aug/21 454.00 591.00 243.00
Labour Costs 141.90 points Jul/21 142.10 142.10 100.00
Wages 181.10 SEK/Hour Jul/21 184.00 184.60 -10.99
Wages in Manufacturing 194.50 SEK/Hour Jul/21 196.00 196.40 139.70
Employment Rate 68.20 percent Aug/21 70.10 70.70 62.60
Labor Force Participation Rate 74.50 percent Aug/21 76.20 76.40 69.20

Sweden Unemployed Persons
In Sweden, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.