The number of unemployed persons in Sweden increased to 497 Thousand in May of 2020 from 449 Thousand in April of 2020.

Unemployed Persons in Sweden averaged 355.95 Thousand from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 503 Thousand in June of 2009 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 July of 2020. source: Statistics Sweden

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. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Sweden to stand at 337.58 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 337.68 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
497.00 449.00 503.00 243.00 2001 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volume, NSA

Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.00 8.20 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5023.00 5005.00 5271.00 4236.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 497.00 449.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.00 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.90 25.10 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 132.60 133.80 138.10 100.00 points [+]
Job Vacancies 626.00 904.00 1520.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 177.50 176.50 178.30 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 188.30 187.70 191.20 139.70 SEK/Hour [+]
Population 10.23 10.12 10.23 7.47 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 61.00 62.00 61.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 61.00 62.00 61.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 72.40 72.30 75.30 69.20 percent [+]
Productivity 103.40 103.50 103.50 65.30 points [+]
Part Time Employment 1110.00 1150.70 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 3735.70 3776.00 3916.70 2896.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change -0.50 0.10 1.10 -1.00 percent [+]
Employment Rate 66.40 67.10 70.80 62.60 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.50 2.60 7.10 1.90 percent [+]


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