Sweden Unemployment Rate 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Sweden increased to 8.30 percent in April of 2015 from 8 percent in March of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Sweden averaged 5.85 percent from 1980 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 10.50 percent in June of 1997 and a record low of 1.30 percent in July of 1989. Unemployment Rate in Sweden is reported by the Statistics Sweden.

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Sweden Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.30 8.00 10.50 1.30 1980 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Sweden, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Sweden Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sweden Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, May 24, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-12 08:30 AM Feb 8.4% 8.4% 8.2% 8.3%
2015-04-21 08:30 AM Mar 8.0% 8.4% 8.3% 8.2%
2015-05-20 08:30 AM Apr 8.3% 8.0% 8.2% 7.9%
2015-06-15 08:30 AM May 8.3% 6.8%
2015-07-23 08:30 AM Jun 6.8%
2015-08-20 08:30 AM Jul 6.7%

Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.00 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4815.30 4814.90 4815.50 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 432.00 414.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 851.00 930.00 1000.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.50 1.40 3.30 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.60 20.70 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Wages 159.60 160.80 160.80 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 167.40 169.60 169.90 139.70 SEK/Hour [+]
Labour Costs 119.00 118.90 119.00 100.00 Index Points [+]
Population 9.64 9.56 9.64 7.48 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Apr/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.40 Apr/15 6.20 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Apr/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Mar/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Mar/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Mar/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.00 Mar/15 12.70 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 3.86 Mar/15 4.33 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Apr/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.80 Apr/15 5.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Apr/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/15 3.40 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.20 Feb/15 11.30 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Mar/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.40 Apr/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]