Number of non-employed people in Sweden in 2016, by type (in thousands)

Number of non-employed in Sweden in 2016, by type This statistic shows the number of non-employed people (not in the labor force) in Sweden from in 2016, by type. The biggest group of non-employed people in Sweden were pensioners (about 952 thousand). The second biggest group were full-time students (almost 520 thousand).
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Number of non-employed in thousands
Pensioners951.7
Students (full time)519.6
Sick307.6
Other reasons130.4
Working at home42.9
Unoccupied55.9
Job seekers*38.2
Number of non-employed in thousands
Pensioners951.7
Students (full time)519.6
Sick307.6
Other reasons130.4
Working at home42.9
Unoccupied55.9
Job seekers*38.2
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This statistic shows the number of non-employed people (not in the labor force) in Sweden from in 2016, by type. The biggest group of non-employed people in Sweden were pensioners (about 952 thousand). The second biggest group were full-time students (almost 520 thousand).
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Release date
January 2017
Region
Sweden
Survey time period
2016
Age group
15-74 years
Supplementary notes
The source adds the following information: "Job seekers are defined as people who describe themselves as job seekers but do not qualify as unemployed people officially".

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