Employment Rate in Sweden decreased to 67.80 percent in September from 68.20 percent in August of 2021. source: Statistics Sweden

Employment Rate in Sweden averaged 66.41 percent from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 70.70 percent in July of 2018 and a record low of 62.60 percent in January of 2010. This page provides - Sweden Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Employment Rate in Sweden is expected to be 68.05 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sweden Employment Rate is projected to trend around 67.95 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Employment Rate

Sweden Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Unemployment Rate 8.20 percent Sep/21 8.50 10.50 1.30
Employed Persons 5096.00 Thousand Sep/21 5124.00 5271.00 4236.00
Unemployed Persons 454.00 Thousand Sep/21 479.00 591.00 243.00
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
Labor Force Participation Rate 73.80 percent Sep/21 74.50 76.40 69.20
Employment Rate 67.80 percent Sep/21 68.20 70.70 62.60

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.