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Sweden, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
Indicator Unit Report Time Series 2010 2011 2012

Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Hourly compensation costs

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

43.51 49.21 49.80

Hourly pay for time worked

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

24.61 27.87 28.03

Hourly directly paid benefits

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

4.53 5.13 5.17

Hourly social insurance expenditures and labor-related taxes

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

14.37 16.21 16.61

Productivity and unit labor costs in manufacturing

Productivity (output per hour)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

143.8 148.7

Output

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

120.9 128.3

Hours worked

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

84.0 86.3

Unit labor costs in U.S. dollars

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

118.8 131.3

Labor market

Unemployment rate - Total

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

8.5 7.7 7.9

Unemployment rate - Youth (under 25)

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

24.5 22.5 23.3

Unemployment rate - Men

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

8.6 7.8 8.2

Unemployment rate - Women

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

8.4 7.6 7.6

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

59.2 60.1 60.1

Employment-population ratio - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

63.3 63.9 63.5

Employment-population ratio - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

55.2 56.3 56.7

Labor force participation rate - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

64.7 65.1 65.2

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

69.3 69.3 69.2

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

60.3 61.0 61.3

Women's share of the labor force

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

47.1 47.3 47.5

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP per capita

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

40,071 41,316

GDP per hour

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

50.80 51.61

GDP per employed person

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

83,454 84,816

Prices

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

1.2 3.0 0.9

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

1.9 1.4 0.9

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

 

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013