Sweden - Unemployment

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate) in Sweden was 6.29 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 9.68 in 1997, while its lowest value was 1.52 in 1989.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
1969 2.01
1970 1.75
1971 2.77
1972 2.97
1973 2.82
1974 2.43
1975 2.03
1976 2.06
1982 3.33
1983 3.53
1984 3.16
1985 2.88
1986 2.19
1987 2.17
1989 1.52
1990 1.81
1991 2.95
1992 4.62
1993 7.65
1994 8.14
1995 7.87
1996 8.58
1997 9.68
1998 8.03
1999 6.85
2000 5.00
2001 4.40
2002 4.62
2003 5.01
2004 6.18
2005 7.37
2006 7.25
2007 6.47
2008 6.57
2009 8.01
2010 8.52
2011 7.76
2012 7.71
2013 7.89
2014 7.69
2015 7.29
2016 6.59
2017 6.44
2018 6.29

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Sweden was 6.56 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 9.69 in 1997, while its lowest value was 2.95 in 1991.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
1991 2.95
1992 4.61
1993 7.64
1994 8.14
1995 7.86
1996 8.58
1997 9.69
1998 8.04
1999 6.86
2000 5.00
2001 4.40
2002 4.62
2003 5.01
2004 6.18
2005 7.37
2006 7.26
2007 6.47
2008 6.57
2009 8.01
2010 8.52
2011 7.76
2012 7.71
2013 7.89
2014 7.69
2015 7.29
2016 6.59
2017 6.44
2018 6.09
2019 6.56

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate) in Sweden was 6.40 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 10.97 in 1997, while its lowest value was 1.28 in 1976.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
1969 1.82
1970 1.35
1971 2.36
1972 2.51
1973 2.22
1974 1.66
1975 1.32
1976 1.28
1982 2.99
1983 3.42
1984 3.01
1985 2.78
1986 2.27
1987 2.13
1989 1.40
1990 1.86
1991 3.51
1992 6.73
1993 10.86
1994 10.88
1995 9.84
1996 10.43
1997 10.97
1998 9.74
1999 8.28
2000 5.89
2001 5.03
2002 5.28
2003 6.05
2004 7.16
2005 7.59
2006 6.90
2007 5.88
2008 5.94
2009 8.66
2010 8.69
2011 7.84
2012 8.21
2013 8.20
2014 8.19
2015 7.56
2016 7.36
2017 6.97
2018 6.40

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Sweden was 7.09 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 10.97 in 1997, while its lowest value was 3.51 in 1991.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1991 3.51
1992 6.73
1993 10.86
1994 10.88
1995 9.83
1996 10.43
1997 10.97
1998 9.75
1999 8.29
2000 5.89
2001 5.03
2002 5.28
2003 6.05
2004 7.16
2005 7.59
2006 6.90
2007 5.89
2008 5.94
2009 8.66
2010 8.69
2011 7.84
2012 8.22
2013 8.20
2014 8.19
2015 7.56
2016 7.36
2017 6.97
2018 6.77
2019 7.09

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate) in Sweden was 6.35 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 49 years was 10.36 in 1997, while its lowest value was 1.46 in 1989.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1969 1.89
1970 1.51
1971 2.55
1972 2.70
1973 2.46
1974 1.98
1975 1.62
1976 1.61
1982 3.14
1983 3.48
1984 3.07
1985 2.83
1986 2.23
1987 2.15
1989 1.46
1990 1.83
1991 3.24
1992 5.72
1993 9.33
1994 9.58
1995 8.90
1996 9.55
1997 10.36
1998 8.94
1999 7.61
2000 5.47
2001 4.73
2002 4.97
2003 5.55
2004 6.69
2005 7.49
2006 7.07
2007 6.16
2008 6.23
2009 8.35
2010 8.61
2011 7.80
2012 7.98
2013 8.05
2014 7.95
2015 7.43
2016 6.99
2017 6.72
2018 6.35

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Sweden was 6.84 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 10.36 in 1997, while its lowest value was 3.24 in 1991.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1991 3.24
1992 5.72
1993 9.33
1994 9.58
1995 8.90
1996 9.55
1997 10.36
1998 8.94
1999 7.61
2000 5.47
2001 4.73
2002 4.97
2003 5.56
2004 6.69
2005 7.49
2006 7.07
2007 6.16
2008 6.24
2009 8.35
2010 8.61
2011 7.80
2012 7.98
2013 8.05
2014 7.95
2015 7.43
2016 6.99
2017 6.72
2018 6.44
2019 6.84

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment