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Short-term employment statistics, private sector

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The survey shows the development for employment, absence from work and staff turnover in Sweden. The statistics are by industry as well as by region. The survey provides a good picture of changes on the labour market. The results are used by the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications, among others.


Information is to be submitted about the number of employees who are permanently employed and the number who are temporarily employed. Questions about absence and staff turnover may also occur. Contact details and changes in the enterprise are also important issues in this survey. Below you will find detailed instructions for the survey.

Time plan

Your information is to be reported monthly or quarterly, depending on the number of employees at the workplace.

Measurement days 2020 Last day for reply
12 February 20 March
18 March 20 April
15 April 20 May
13 May 22 June
17 June 20 July
15 July 20 Augusti
12 August 21 September
16 September 20 October

Your response

There is an obligation to provide information for this survey according to the Official Statistics Act (2001:99).  The statistics are also regulated according to the Official Statistics Ordinance (2001:100) and Statistics Sweden's regulations (SCB-FS 2012:21). The information you submit is protected according to Chapter 24 Section 8 of the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act (2009:400). When the information is published, no single enterprise will be able to be identified. Consultation has taken place with The Board of Swedish Industry and Commerce for Better Regulation (NNR).

Undersökningen ska redovisas månadsvis eller kvartalsvis, beroende på hur många anställda som finns på arbetsstället.

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20 June–16 August the phone will be open 08:00–15:00, closed for lunch 12:00–13:00.

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