Sweden Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Sweden increased to 9.20 percent in June of 2014 from 8 percent in May of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Sweden averaged 5.81 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
9.20 8.00 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.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-04-22 08:30 AM Sweden
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 8.6% 8.5% 8.5% 8.1%
2014-05-19 08:30 AM Sweden
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 8.7% 8.6% 8.5% 8.7%
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 9.2% 7.3%


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.20 8.00 10.50 1.30 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 4754.70 4768.50 4768.50 4292.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 493.00 413.00 503.00 243.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 411.00 530.00 919.00 51.00 Hundred [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.50 1.50 3.30 0.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.90 22.20 27.80 2.90 Percent [+]
Wages 159.10 156.90 159.10 133.60 SEK [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 167.70 164.90 167.70 139.70 SEK [+]
Labour Costs 116.60 116.00 116.60 100.00 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 [+]





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