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Welcome to the Swedish Public Employment Service Eures!  

We are a part of the European Employment Services network – EURES. Our national Eures Team focus on several sectors with a high demand for skilled personnel all over the country.


On our website you can find further information on how we can help you find a job in Sweden. Our teams of EURES-Advisers are specialized in selected professions where there are a great need of skilled workers.  Find your new job in Sweden - Swedish public employment service - Arbetsförmedlingen (

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In autumn 2022, 41% of private employers reported that they had experienced a skills shortage when recruiting in the past 6 months. Among public employers, 60% experienced a recruitment shortage over the same period.

At occupational level, there is a significant shortage of highly skilled workers in professions such as midwives, civil engineers, system analysts and IT architects, software and system developers, police officers, nursing assistants, specialist nurses, doctors, primary school teachers, and special needs teachers and educators. There are also several occupations at other skill levels with a significant shortage of workers, such as healthcare assistants, mobile farm and forestry plant operators, bus and tram drivers, plumbers and pipe fitters, agricultural and industrial machinery mechanics and repairers, manufacturing machine operators, construction workers, carpenters and joiners, motor vehicle mechanics and repairers, and welders.

For many of the professions basic Swedish is required.

NB If you are a citizen outside of EU/EEA you need a work permit in Sweden in order to work here. The Swedish Migration Agency handles all questions about work permits and residence permits.

Кратък преглед на пазара на труда

Sweden’s population increased by 69 230 people in the last year, and at the end of 2022 the country had a total of 10 521 556 inhabitants. Around 72.4% of these are aged 15-74, and this group has increased by around 0.5% since 2021. The workforce comprises around 5 051 627 people, and has decreased by 94 388 people since a year ago.

Unemployment in the country has fallen over the past year. At the end of 2022, the number of people registered as unemployed was 336 572. This is a decrease of 34 520 compared with the previous year. Over the same period, the number of unemployed aged 16-64 as a share of the workforce decreased by 0.5 percentage points to 6.7%.

In 2021, 5 109 384 people were employed in the country, which corresponds to a workforce participation rate of 68.6% in the 15-74 age bracket.

The largest sector in the country is healthcare and social services, which employs 817 333 people. This is followed by business services and trade, with 632 888 and 595 192 employees respectively.

Around 45.1% of the population aged 25-64 have a post-secondary education, and 10.4% of the population of the same age do not have an upper-secondary education. Approximately 44.9% of jobs in the country are at a qualification level equivalent to upper-secondary, while 44.3% of jobs are at a qualification level equivalent to post-secondary.

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