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Employment, job vacancies and wage sums. Enterprise-based statistics, 2nd quarter 2019

Number of employees increased by 1.9 percent

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2019-08-22 9.30

In the second quarter of 2019, there were 4 909 426 employees, an increase of 1.9 percent compared with the same quarter a year ago. Total gross pay amounted to SEK 487 billion, an increase of 3.8 percent. There were 136 700 job openings on the labour market, an increase of 2.4 percent.


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

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2019-11-21 at 09:30.

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Short-term employment:

Nicole Nguyen

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Job openings and unmet labour demand:

Emma Strand

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

Per Åslund

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