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

Unemployment Rate in Sweden increased to 7.50 percent in October of 2014 from 7.20 percent in September 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.

   
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Sweden Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.50 7.20 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 Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-11 08:30 AM
Unemployment Rate  Aug 2014
7.4% 7.1% 7.2% 7.2%
2014-10-23 08:30 AM
Unemployment Rate  Sep 2014
7.2% 7.4% 7.5% 7.5%
2014-11-17 08:30 AM
Unemployment Rate  Oct 2014
7.5% 7.2% 7.3% 7.3%
2014-12-11 08:30 AM
Unemployment Rate  Nov 2014
7.5% 7.33%


Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.50 7.20 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4777.60 4806.40 4806.40 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 389.00 371.00 503.00 243.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 487.00 461.00 919.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.50 1.50 3.30 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.00 23.70 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Wages 156.20 156.10 160.40 133.60 SEK [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 164.90 166.00 169.70 139.70 SEK [+]
Labour Costs 116.30 116.70 116.90 100.00 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 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Oct/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.70 Oct/14 4.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.50 Oct/14 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Sep/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Sep/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.20 May/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 5.00 Sep/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.60 Sep/14 12.50 12.80 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.60 Sep/14 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.78 Oct/14 5.08 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Oct/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.10 Oct/14 4.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.50 Oct/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Oct/14 3.00 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.10 Aug/14 9.80 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Sep/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Oct/14 5.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]