Future employment growth (in %) in Sweden in 2016-2030 across sectors

In 2017 the employment rate in Sweden was 81.81% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in EU changed by 5.41% compared to 7.83% in Sweden .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Sweden in 2017 

  • Health & social care 15.17%
  • Education 11.46%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 11.43% 
  • Professional services 10.12%
  • Manufacturing 10.10% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in Sweden in 2017:  

  • Care workers 9.51%
  • Office associate professionals 8.88%
  • Teaching professionals 6.76% 
  • Office professionals 5.51%
  • Sales workers 5.28%

Sectors expected to have the strongest employment change over the period 2016-2030 in Sweden:

  • Health & social care 19.70%
  • Public sector & defence 13.28%
  • Construction 11.84% 
  • Administrative services 11.25% 
  • Energy supply services 10.64% 

Occupations expected to have the largest numbers of job openings in Sweden over the period 2016-2030:

  • Office associate professionals 422,439
  • Care workers 415,527
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 245,821
  • Health professionals 223,451
  • Teaching professionals 212,370

Employment share of occupations (%) in Sweden in 2017

Education profile (%) of the working age population for educational level possessed in Sweden

Age profile (%) of the working age population in Sweden

Usual range of monthly gross income in Sweden in 2016

Future employment growth (% change) across occupations in Sweden in 2016-2030

Future needs (total job openings) by occupation in Sweden in 2016-2030