Sweden Unemployment Rate

1983 - 2020 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Sweden Unemployment Rate dropped to 8.91 % in Oct 2020, from the previously reported number of 8.98 % in Sep 2020. Sweden Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 1983 to Oct 2020, with an average rate of 6.78 %. The data reached an all-time high of 10.50 % in Jun 1997 and a record low of 1.30 % in Jul 1989. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Sweden Population reached 10.33 million people in Dec 2019. Monthly Earnings of Sweden stood at 4,758.68 USD in Sep 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 72.83 % in Oct 2020.

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Sweden Unemployment Rate

What was Sweden's Unemployment Rate in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
8.91 Oct 2020 8.98 Sep 2020 1.30 Jul 1989 10.50 Jun 1997 % monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.5 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 4,519.426 2018 yearly 1995 - 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 117,331.120 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 22.1 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 211,222.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 37.7 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SEK bn) 2,615.511 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SEK bn) 2,165.578 2025 yearly 1993 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (SEK bn) 2,634.445 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Central Govt Budget: Deficit or Surplus (SEK mn) 111,946.332 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Central Govt Budget: Revenue (SEK mn) 1,055,544.807 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Central Govt Budget: Expenditure (SEK mn) 943,598.475 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government: Net Lending/Borrowing (SEK mn) 25,689.000 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Debt: Gross: ESA 2010 (EUR mn) 180,177.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

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