Sweden Unemployment Rate 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Sweden increased to 7.40 percent in August of 2014 from 7.10 percent in July of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Sweden averaged 5.82 Percent from 1980 until 2014, 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


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.40 7.10 10.50 1.30 1980 - 2014 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 Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-06-13 08:30 AM Sweden
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 8.0% 8.7% 7.3%
2014-07-24 08:30 AM Sweden
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 9.2% 8.0% 9.0% 7.3%
2014-08-21 08:30 AM Sweden
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 7.1% 9.2% 7.4% 7.3%
2014-09-11 08:30 AM Sweden
Unemployment Rate
Aug 2014 7.4% 7.1% 7.2% 7.2%
2014-10-23 08:30 AM Sweden
Unemployment Rate
Sep 2014 7.4% 7.5% 7.5%


Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.40 7.10 10.50 1.30 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 4787.70 4757.80 4787.70 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 380.00 493.00 503.00 243.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 423.00 411.00 919.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.50 1.50 3.30 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.60 20.70 27.80 2.90 Percent [+]
Wages 159.90 159.30 159.90 133.60 SEK [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 168.90 168.20 168.90 139.70 SEK [+]
Labour Costs 116.90 116.60 116.90 100.00 Index Points [+]
Population 9.56 9.48 9.56 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 [+]