The number of unemployed persons in Sweden increased to 373 Thousand in May of 2019 from 339 Thousand in April of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Sweden averaged 353.24 Thousand from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 503 Thousand in June of 2009 and a record low of 243 Thousand in November of 2001.

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Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.80 6.20 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5095.00 5136.00 5281.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 373.00 339.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.20 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.60 16.90 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 133.00 132.50 133.00 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 1001.00 1248.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 173.30 173.50 174.70 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 184.80 184.50 185.80 139.70 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 73.00 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 7.10 1.90 percent [+]
Productivity 102.80 105.00 114.50 68.30 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1115.60 1093.10 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.00 0.70 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.50 68.00 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3817.10 3895.20 3895.20 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
373.00 339.00 503.00 243.00 2001 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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