The number of unemployed persons in Sweden decreased to 302 Thousand in October of 2018 from 330 Thousand in September of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Sweden averaged 353.41 Thousand from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 503 Thousand in June of 2009 and a record low of 243 Thousand in November of 2001.

Unemployed Persons in Sweden is expected to be 326.25 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Sweden to stand at 337.77 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 337.68 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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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 130.60 130.80 131.20 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 879.00 818.00 1489.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 168.00 170.40 173.60 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 179.30 183.90 185.80 139.70 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 105.80 103.70 115.90 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 Unemployed Persons

In Sweden, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Sweden Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
302.00 330.00 503.00 243.00 2001 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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