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Employment, job vacancies and wage sums. Enterprise-based statistics, 1st quarter 2020. Corrected 2020-05-20

Number of employees in the public sector up by 0.1 percent

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2020-05-20 9.30

In the first quarter of 2020, there were 4 776 800 employees. Total gross pay amounted to SEK 477 billion, an increase of 3.7 percent. There were 132 400 job openings on the labour market, a decrease of 7.9 percent.


A more detailed report of this survey is published in a Statistical Report.

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2020-08-20 at 09:30.

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