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Analysis and statistics concerning education of the population

Official statistics of Sweden

Upcoming publishing: 2023-02-21

Statistics in the area of education of the population, which provides more detail with regard to official statistics in the area, are presented here. The statistics refer to the education of the population, different education groups’ transition to and position on the labour market, as well as new issues in the area that are relevant in the public debate. Reports are published mainly in the report series Thematic reports.

Statistical news

One out of eight nurses have returned


Six years ago, 4 200 nurses that had left the nursing profession, were asked if they could consider returning to nursing and health and social care sector. In 2020, the first year of the pandemic, one out of eight of those who participated in the survey had returned to the nursing profession. Among those who could consider returning, the percentage that did return were higher.

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Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Entry into the Labour Market among Students leaving Higher Vocational Education 2019-2021 English Report 2022-10-26
Remote teaching in Sweden during the covid-19 pandemic. Upper-level compulsory school (grades 7–9) and upper secondary school English Report 2022-04-04
Foreign PhDs and their labour market situation in Sweden English Report 2021-11-18
Relative earnings from an international perspective English Report 2021-10-25
Work during upper secondary school 2019–2020 English Report 2021-06-29
Adult education prior to higher vocational education English Report 2021-06-14
Employment during the covid 19 pandemic for graduates from upper secondary school 2019 and 2020 English Report 2021-04-07
Upper secondary pupils’ housing situation English Report 2021-01-14
Utbildningsbakgrundens betydelse för flyktinginvandrares etablering på arbetsmarknaden English Report 2020-07-07
Graduate tracking of folk high school students English Report 2020-07-01
The conditions for PhDs during their doctoral studies and in working life English Report 2019-04-29
Educational choices after upper secondary school – gender differences among persons born in 1990. English Report 2019-04-03
The importance of adult education in the Swedish education system English Report 2019-03-29
Students who are not eligible for upper secondary school English Report 2018-05-23
Outcome of higher vocational education English Report 2017-12-13
Working och studying? Outcome of post-secondary education inom arts and culturein arts and culture English Report 2017-12-13
Working or studying? Outcome of post-secondary folk high school courses English Report 2017-12-13
Studying abroad – what happens next? English Report 2017-11-14
Young people left behind? The situation on the labour market for those born in the 1990s without completed upper secondary education English Report 2017-04-27
Nurses outside of their profession English Report 2017-02-06
Teachers outside of their profession English Report 2017-02-06
Youth learning mobility in Sweden English Report 2017-02-06
Theme: Upper secondary vocational education 2015: The vocational training in retrorespect – work and studies one year after upper secondary shool English Rapport 2015-11-30
Theme: Education 2013:4 Foreign doctoral students 2013 English Rapport 2013-12-16
Theme: Education 2012:6 Distance education in higher education English Rapport 2012-09-14
Theme: Education 2012:2 The period between upper secondary school and university/higher education English Rapport 2012-04-11
Labour market for highly educated – jobs suited to education three years after graduation English Rapport 2009-12-15
Theme: Education 2009:1. Swedish for Immigrants English Rapport 2009-04-29
Youths without completed upper secondary education – a survey with many challenges English Rapport 2008-03-28
Living conditions of students in higher education 2007 English SM 2007-11-28
Folk High School Follow-up 2006 English SM 2006-12-07
Preschool teacher supply 2005 English SM 2005-12-07
The provision of teachers 2004 English SM 2005-05-31
The labour market for teachers 2004 English SM 2005-05-31
First-year students autumn 2000 in municipal adult education English SM 2003-12-16
The Labour Market of the Graduates from Postgraduate Education 2003 English SM 2003-12-12
Adult learning 2002 English SM 2003-11-07
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