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Employment, job vacancies and wage sums, 1st quarter 2022

Number of employees increased

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2022-05-20 8.00

In the first quarter of 2022, there were 4 921 748 employees. The number of employees increased by 4.6 percent compared with the corresponding quarter a year ago. Total gross pay amounted to SEK 518 billion, an increase of 5.8 percent. There were 184 900 job openings in the labour market, an increase of 63.5 percent compared with the corresponding quarter in 2021.

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Short-term employment:

Nicole Nguyen

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Job openings and unmet labour demand:

Freja Sahrblom

+ 46 10 479 61 36

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

Kenneth Lambertson

+46 10 479 62 91