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

Unemployment Rate in Sweden increased to 8.50 percent in June from 8 percent in May of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Sweden averaged 5.86 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.

  
Sweden Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.50 8.00 10.50 1.30 1980 - 2015 percent Monthly
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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. Content for - Sweden Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, August 2, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-05-20 08:30 AM Apr 8.3% 8.0% 8.2% 7.9%
2015-06-15 08:30 AM May 8% 8.3% 8.0% 8.4%
2015-07-23 08:30 AM Jun 8.5% 8% 9% 8.5%
2015-08-20 08:30 AM Jul 8.5% 8.7%
2015-09-11 08:30 AM Aug 8%
2015-10-23 08:30 AM Sep 8%

Sweden Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.00 10.50 1.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4802.00 4846.10 4846.10 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 456.00 420.00 503.00 243.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 520.00 671.00 1000.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.50 3.30 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.80 21.00 27.80 2.90 percent [+]
Wages 163.70 161.90 163.70 133.60 SEK/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 174.20 171.60 174.20 139.70 SEK/Hour [+]
Labour Costs 120.80 120.30 120.80 100.00 Index Points [+]
Population 9.75 9.56 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 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.00 Jun/15 5.90 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.90 Jun/15 6.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jun/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Jun/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.40 Jun/15 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.41 Jun/15 4.45 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.90 Jun/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.40 Jun/15 5.60 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 Jun/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jun/15 3.20 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.60 Apr/15 10.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 May/15 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jun/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]