Long Term Unemployment Rate in Sweden increased to 1.20 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Long Term Unemployment Rate in Sweden averaged 1.51 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.50 percent in the second quarter of 1997 and a record low of 0.30 percent in the first quarter of 1992.

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Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.90 7.60 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5239.00 5227.00 5281.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 390.00 427.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.00 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.40 18.50 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 134.50 133.70 134.50 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 714.00 852.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 177.10 175.70 177.10 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 189.10 188.20 189.10 139.70 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 74.90 75.30 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Wage Growth 1.90 2.30 7.10 1.90 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 1117.30 1115.60 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Productivity 105.10 102.80 114.50 68.30 Index Points [+]
Employment Change 0.00 0.70 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.80 69.60 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3777.20 3817.10 3895.20 2896.00 Thousand [+]


Sweden Long Term Unemployment Rate

In Sweden, the long term unemployment rate refers to the share of unemployed persons since 12 months or more in the total number of active persons (those who are either employed or unemployed) in the labour market. This page provides - Sweden Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 1.00 3.50 0.30 1992 - 2019 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Italy 6.00 Mar/19
Spain 5.60 Mar/19
Euro Area 3.50 Mar/19
France 3.20 Jun/19
Turkey 2.90 Mar/19
Switzerland 1.70 Mar/19
Germany 1.30 Mar/19
Netherlands 1.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 1.00 Mar/19
United States 0.71 Jul/19


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