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Unemployment has fallen in Sweden but slower than on average across OECD countries. At 6.7% in April, unemployment is slightly above its pre-crisis level in 2007.
The Swedish economy is growing strongly, with unemployment trending downward and living standards among the highest in the world. Maintaining today’s high levels of well-being and addressing new challenges will require further actions to ensure inclusive, resilient and green growth for all, according to a new report from the OECD.
The Secretary-General presented the OECD Economic Survey of Sweden, held bilateral meetings with several ministers and delivered remarks at the seminar "Investing to Reach the Paris Goals and Sustainable Economic Growth".
Sweden should reduce upper secondary dropout rates and promote apprenticeships to lower the share of people under 30 who are not in employment, education or training (NEETs), according to a new OECD report.
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This country note presents student performance in science, reading and mathematics, and measures equity in education in Sweden.
This annual publication presents detailed country notes and internationally comparable tax data for all OECD countries from 1965 onwards.
This publication provides detailed country notes on Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax (VAT/GST) and excise duty rates in OECD member countries.
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The number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) remains elevated in many countries since the crisis. This country note examines the characteristics of those at risk of being NEET in Sweden along with policies to help meet the challenge. It also includes many new youth-specific indicators on family formation, self-sufficiency, income and poverty, health and social cohesion.