Sweden -Labour market in 2nd quarter of 2014 -August 21, 2014

Statistics Sweden for the 2nd quarter of 2014: number of employed = an increase of 1.2%, private sector employed persons = increase by 1.1%. Gross pay increased in total by 4.3% during the second quarter.

Statistics Sweden published figures for the 2nd quarter of 2014. The number of employed persons increased to 4 371 000, an increase of 1.2%. In the private sector the number of employed persons increased by 1.1%. Gross pay increased in total by 4.3% during the second quarter. Gross pay increased by 4.2% in the private sector and by 4.7% in the public sector. Although the economy is beginning to recover after several difficult years, the governor of the central bank warned that the risk for household indebtedness remains high.

English: http://www.scb.se/en_/Finding-statistics/Statistics-by-subject-area ...

 

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