Number of non-employed people in Sweden in 2017, by type (in thousands)

Number of non-employed in Sweden in 2017, by type This statistic shows the number of non-employed people (not in the labor force) in Sweden from in 2017, by type. The biggest group of non-employed people in Sweden were pensioners (about 945 thousand). The second biggest group were full-time students (more than 520 thousand).
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Number of non-employed in thousands
Pensioners945.6
Students (full time)521.9
Sick289.2
Other reasons130.4
Working at home47.3
Unoccupied54.2
Job seekers*39.7
Number of non-employed in thousands
Pensioners945.6
Students (full time)521.9
Sick289.2
Other reasons130.4
Working at home47.3
Unoccupied54.2
Job seekers*39.7
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This statistic shows the number of non-employed people (not in the labor force) in Sweden from in 2017, by type. The biggest group of non-employed people in Sweden were pensioners (about 945 thousand). The second biggest group were full-time students (more than 520 thousand).
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Release date
January 2018
Region
Sweden
Survey time period
2017
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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