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Aggregate gross wages
Aggregate gross pay, payroll taxes and prel. tax statistics from employers monthly tax returns

These statistics illustrate quarterly levels and trends in aggregate gross pay, payroll taxes and preliminary tax. It's a total population survey based on employers’ monthly tax returns from enterprises. Presentation is done mainly by sector and industry.

Gross pay based on income of statements

Gross pay based on income statements is an annual statistical product with total coverage based on income statements on pay, remuneration, other compensation or benefits that comprise taxable income from employment. The statistics aim to illustrate the level and development of gross pay, taxable social compensation and preliminary income tax. Presentation of gross pay is done regionally, by sector of the company and industry of the workplace. Social compensation is presented by type of compensation.

Employment and working hours
Labour statistics based on administrative sources

Labor statistics from administrative sources aim to offer annual information on employment, commuters, employees and industrial structures and also to illustrate occurrences and flows on the labor market. The statistics are based on total population surveys and can be broken into smaller regional areas.

The Swedish Occupational Register with statistics

Starting with the 2014 survey, occupations are reported according to the Swedish Standard Classification of Occupations (SSYK 2012). It reflects today's occupational structure better than the previous occupational classification (SSYK 96). The base for SSYK 2012 is the international classification (ISCO-08). Comparison with previous years reported according to SSYK96 is not possible.

Labour force surveys
Labour Force Surveys (LFS)

The objective of the LFS is to describe the current employment conditions for the entire population aged 15-74 and to give information on the development of the labour market. The survey is conducted regularly every month during the whole year. The results are presented as monthly, quarterly and annually statistics, with focus on both the number and the percentage of employed and unemployed persons. The LFS is the only source with continuous information on total unemployment and this information represents the official unemployment rate.

Sick pay
Short term business statistics on sick pay

The statistics aim to illustrate sick leave during the period of sick pay, which is the period when employers pay sick leave compensation to employees who are absent from work due to illness. Combined with the statistics produced from the social insurance system, the survey contributes to the total picture of sick leave trends.

Vacancies and unemployment
Job openings and unmet labour demand

The Job Vacancy Survey is an enterprise-based survey covering both the public and the private sector. The purpose of the survey is to contribute information about the labour demand. The results are published quarterly. The number of job openings follows Eurostat’s definition of vacancies. Unmet demand is measured by vacancies, defined as unoccupied job openings to be filled immediately.

Wages, salaries and labour costs
Labour cost index (LCI) Swedish National Mediation Office

Labour cost index (LCI) is a European index delivered to Eurostat quarterly. Between 1996 and 2004, the index delivered where according to a so-called gentlemen's agreement. From the first quarter of 2005, data is supplied by a Council and Commission Regulation.

The current LCI series has 2008 as reference year and accounted for under Nomenclature statistique des activités économiques dans la Communauté européenne Rev. 2 (NACE Rev.2).

The index reflects on the evolution of the total labour cost per hour, that is, include salary, including moving allowances, benefits, sick pay and employer contributions, and bonuses. LCI includes as from 2008, both private and public sectors.

Manual workers and non-manual workers

The index delivered to Eurostat has no division between manual workers and non-manual workers. On behalf of the National Mediation Office two additional LCI series has been calculated, they reflect the change in labour costs for manual workers and non-manual workers. The series on manual workers and non-manual workers are in Sweden's statistical database named LCI man respective LCI non-man. LCI series which is divided between manual workers and non-manual workers do not provide any bonuses and only includes the private sector.

LCI man and LCI non-man is found in the Statistical database.

Wage Index

LCI also includes a wage index, called WAG, for the above groups.

New economic activities as from quarter 1 2008

From the publication of the LCI 2009-06-23 LCI will be accounted for under NACE Rev.2. To search the NACE Rev.2, follow the link: http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-RA-07-015/EN/KS-RA-07-015-EN.PDF.

Labour cost index for wage earners and salaried employees in the private sector (AKI)

The National Labour Cost Index (AKI) for wage-earners and salaried employees in the private sector are produced monthly and describes the total labour cost development over time. Beginning in January 2008, AKI is published in the Swedish Standard Industrial Classification, 2007 (SNI 2007) and with the same period as reference period (January 2008 = 100). The classification standard is based on the revised standard NACE Rev. 2 (NACE = Nomenclature Générale des Activités Economiques dans les Communautés Européennes).

Labour Cost Survey (LCS) Swedish National Mediation Office
Salary structures, whole economy Swedish National Mediation Office

Here are findings on salaries throughout the Swedish economy presented. The data have been taken from five different sources. Three of these pertain to the public sector and are total surveys. The other two sources are based on enterprise surveys covering the private sector.

Short-term statistics, salaries in the county councils (KLL) Swedish National Mediation Office

The purpose of the study is to provide a monthly description of the development of average monthly salaries and hours worked in county council sectors.

Short-term statistics, salaries, governmental sector (KLS) Swedish National Mediation Office

The purpose of the study is to provide a monthly description of the development of average monthly salaries and number of employees in the governmental sector.

Short-term statistics, salaries, in the municipalities (KLK) Swedish National Mediation Office

The purpose of the study is to provide a monthly description of the development of average monthly salaries and hours worked in the municipalities.

Short-term statistics, wages and salaries, private sector (KLP) Swedish National Mediation Office

The purpose of the study is to provide a monthly description of the development of wages and salaries for manual workers and non-manual workers in the private sector.

Wage and salary structures and employment in county councils Swedish National Mediation Office

This product provides information on wages and salaries within the county councils. The purpose of the study is to provide information about the level of salaries, salary structure and changes over time.

Wage and salary structures and employment in the central government sector Swedish National Mediation Office

This product provides information on wages and salaries within the governmental sector. The purpose of the study is to provide information about the level of salaries, salary structure and changes over time.

Wage and salary structures and employment in the primary municipalities Swedish National Mediation Office

This product provides information on wages and salaries within the primary municipalities. The purpose of the study is to provide information about the level of salaries, salary structure and changes over time.

Wage and salary structures in the private sector (SLP) Swedish National Mediation Office

This product provides information on wages and salaries within the private sector. The purpose of the study is to provide information about the level of salaries, salary structure and changes over time. The statistics are divided into non-manual workers and manual workers.

 

Wages and salaries in the private and public sector Swedish National Mediation Office

These statistics compile wages and salaries in the private and public sectors. However they do not include any common wage concepts for the whole economy.

The base material is taken from three separate short-term business surveys regarding wages and salaries: Short-term statistics, wages and salaries in the private sector, SM AM 38, Short-term statistics, salaries in the governmental sector, SM AM 17 and Short-term statistics, salaries in municipalities and county councils, SM AM 49. These surveys are published separately.

It should be noted that the definitions and concepts are not completely harmonized between the different sectors. The wage and salary trend figures are comparable between the sectors but the wage and salary level figures should not be compared.

Work environment
The Work Environment survey Swedish Work Environment Authority
Work-related disorders Swedish Work Environment Authority

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