Sweden Unemployment Rate  1980-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Jobless Rate in Sweden stood at 7.6 percent in June of 2016, better than market expectations of 7.9 percent and below 8.5 percent a year earlier. The number of unemployed persons decreased by 42 thousand to 414 thousand; employment rose by 116 thousand to 5018 thousand and the employment rate went up to 68.6 percent from 67.6 percent a year earlier. The number of unemployed persons aged 15–24 was 183 thousand, of whom 76 thousand were full time students. Unemployment Rate in Sweden averaged 5.90 percent from 1980 until 2016, 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.

Sweden Unemployment Rate
Receive the next reported value for Sweden Unemployment Rate in you Inbox



We will not not share your email with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Please Paste this Code in your Website

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.60 7.60 10.50 1.30 1980 - 2016 percent Monthly
NSA
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 the latest reported value for - Sweden Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sweden Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-05-24 07:30 AM Apr 7.3% 7.7% 7.9%
2016-06-22 07:30 AM May 7.6% 7.3% 7.2% 7.5%
2016-07-28 07:30 AM Jun 7.6% 7.6% 7.9% 7.8%
2016-08-25 07:30 AM Jul 6.7%
2016-09-15 07:30 AM Aug 6.6%
2016-10-21 07:30 AM Sep 6.9%

Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.60 7.60 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4923.70 4911.50 4923.70 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 414.00 400.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.40 1.40 3.50 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.20 18.60 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 123.70 123.10 123.70 100.00 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 768.00 990.00 1336.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Wages 163.80 163.60 164.40 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 173.20 173.90 174.80 139.70 SEK/Hour [+]
Population 9.75 9.64 9.75 7.47 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Change 0.50 0.70 1.10 -1.20 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.60 66.90 69.90 62.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3490.50 3531.30 3635.60 2896.00 Thousand [+]
Wages High Skilled 33900.00 33100.00 35200.00 33100.00 SEK/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 20600.00 21600.00 22400.00 20600.00 SEK/Month [+]
Productivity 102.60 104.80 111.00 68.30 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1143.40 1142.80 1177.30 824.30 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.30 64.20 65.60 60.20 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 19700.00 20100.00 20100.00 18800.00 SEK/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 12600.00 12900.00 12900.00 11600.00 SEK/Month [+]




Last
Djibouti 54.00 Dec/10
Congo 46.10 Dec/13
Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.72 May/16
Haiti 40.60 Dec/10
Afghanistan 40.00 Dec/15
Kenya 40.00 Dec/11
Kosovo 32.90 Dec/15
Gambia 29.80 Dec/13
Yemen 29.00 Dec/11
Swaziland 28.50 Dec/10
Namibia 28.10 Dec/14
South Africa 26.70 Mar/16
Palestine 26.60 Mar/16
Republic of the Congo 26.60 Dec/10
Angola 26.00 Dec/14
Lesotho 25.30 Dec/08
Macedonia 24.46 Mar/16
Greece 23.30 Apr/16
Equatorial Guinea 22.30 Dec/09
Guyana 21.00 Dec/11
Gabon 20.30 Dec/13
Botswana 20.00 Dec/13
Spain 20.00 Jun/16
Libya 19.50 Dec/11
Sudan 19.50 Dec/14
Serbia 19.00 Mar/16
Armenia 18.00 Mar/16
Montenegro 17.23 Jun/16
Mozambique 17.00 Dec/07
Albania 16.90 Mar/16
Ethiopia 16.80 Dec/15
Iraq 16.40 Dec/14
Cape Verde 15.80 Dec/14
Bahamas 15.70 Dec/14
Tunisia 15.40 Mar/16
Syria 14.90 Dec/12
Jordan 14.60 Mar/16
Eritrea 14.50 Dec/84
Dominican Republic 14.00 Sep/15
New Caledonia 13.80 Dec/09
Croatia 13.60 Jun/16
Sao Tome and Principe 13.60 Dec/12
Senegal 13.40 Dec/15
Jamaica 13.30 Mar/16
Zambia 13.30 Dec/14
Mauritania 12.85 Dec/14
Egypt 12.70 Mar/16
Portugal 12.40 Mar/16
Nigeria 12.10 Mar/16
Cyprus 12.00 May/16
Georgia 12.00 Dec/15
South Sudan 12.00 Dec/08
Iran 11.80 Mar/16
Maldives 11.60 Dec/14
Mongolia 11.60 Mar/16
Italy 11.50 May/16
Puerto Rico 11.40 Apr/16
Barbados 11.30 Sep/15
Zimbabwe 11.30 Dec/14
Algeria 11.20 Sep/15
Brazil 11.20 May/16
Slovenia 11.10 May/16
East Timor 11.00 Dec/13
Uzbekistan 10.70 Dec/13
Turkmenistan 10.50 Dec/14
Latvia 10.30 Mar/16
Tanzania 10.30 Dec/14
Ukraine 10.30 Mar/16
France 10.20 Mar/16
Belize 10.10 Dec/15
Euro Area 10.10 May/16
Morocco 10.00 Mar/16
Costa Rica 9.50 Mar/16
Slovakia 9.45 Jun/16
Finland 9.30 Jun/16
Turkey 9.30 Apr/16
Suriname 8.90 Dec/14
Colombia 8.80 May/16
Poland 8.80 Jun/16
Bulgaria 8.72 May/16
European Union 8.60 May/16
Belgium 8.40 May/16
Mali 8.20 Dec/14
Austria 8.10 Jun/16
Fiji 7.90 Dec/14
Uruguay 7.90 May/16
Ireland 7.80 Jun/16
Burundi 7.70 Dec/12
Mauritius 7.61 Mar/16
Central African Republic 7.60 Dec/12
Guinea Bissau 7.60 Dec/13
Sweden 7.60 Jun/16
Bolivia 7.40 Dec/13
Ecuador 7.40 Mar/16
Lithuania 7.40 Jun/16
Venezuela 7.30 Apr/16
Oman 7.20 Dec/14
Comoros 7.00 Dec/12
El Salvador 7.00 Dec/14
Peru 7.00 Jun/16
Brunei 6.90 Dec/14
Togo 6.90 Dec/13
Canada 6.80 Jun/16
Chile 6.80 May/16
Nicaragua 6.80 Dec/14
Burkina Faso 6.60 Dec/14
Malawi 6.60 Dec/13
Romania 6.60 May/16
Estonia 6.50 Mar/16
Luxembourg 6.50 Jun/16
Lebanon 6.40 Dec/14
Moldova 6.20 Mar/16
Netherlands 6.10 Jun/16
Philippines 6.10 Jun/16
Argentina 5.90 Sep/15
Pakistan 5.90 Dec/15
Australia 5.80 Jun/16
Paraguay 5.80 Dec/15
Cayman Islands 5.60 Dec/15
Chad 5.60 Dec/13
Saudi Arabia 5.60 Dec/15
Indonesia 5.50 Mar/16
Russia 5.40 Jun/16
Ivory Coast 5.30 Dec/13
Czech Republic 5.20 Jun/16
Ghana 5.20 Dec/13
New Zealand 5.20 Mar/16
Hungary 5.10 Jun/16
Kazakhstan 5.10 Mar/16
Azerbaijan 5.00 Dec/15
India 4.90 Dec/13
Malta 4.90 Mar/16
United Kingdom 4.90 May/16
United States 4.90 Jun/16
Israel 4.80 May/16
Seychelles 4.70 Dec/14
Norway 4.60 Apr/16
Bangladesh 4.30 Dec/14
Denmark 4.30 May/16
Honduras 4.30 Dec/13
Germany 4.20 Jun/16
Sri Lanka 4.20 Mar/16
United Arab Emirates 4.20 Dec/12
North Korea 4.10 Dec/14
China 4.05 Jun/16
Myanmar 4.02 Dec/13
Cameroon 4.00 Dec/13
Taiwan 3.96 Jun/16
Mexico 3.93 Jun/16
Liberia 3.80 Dec/14
Uganda 3.80 Dec/13
Bahrain 3.70 Dec/12
South Korea 3.60 Jun/16
Trinidad and Tobago 3.50 Dec/15
Hong Kong 3.40 Jun/16
Malaysia 3.40 May/16
Rwanda 3.40 Dec/12
Sierra Leone 3.30 Dec/14
Japan 3.20 May/16
Switzerland 3.10 Jun/16
Nepal 3.00 Dec/14
Guatemala 2.90 Jun/14
Bhutan 2.60 Dec/15
Iceland 2.60 Jun/16
Panama 2.50 Dec/15
Papua New Guinea 2.50 Dec/14
Cuba 2.40 Dec/15
Liechtenstein 2.40 Dec/15
Tajikistan 2.40 May/16
Vietnam 2.31 Dec/15
Kyrgyzstan 2.30 Mar/16
Niger 2.25 Dec/08
Kuwait 2.20 Dec/15
Singapore 2.10 Jun/16
Macau 1.90 Jun/16
Guinea 1.70 Dec/13
Laos 1.40 Dec/14
Madagascar 1.20 Dec/12
Thailand 1.20 May/16
Belarus 1.00 Dec/15
Benin 1.00 Dec/13
Cambodia 0.50 Dec/15
Qatar 0.20 Dec/15