The number of unemployed persons in Sweden decreased to 390 Thousand in July of 2019 from 427 Thousand in June of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Sweden averaged 353.74 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 6.90 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 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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
390.00 427.00 503.00 243.00 2001 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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