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Short term business statistics on sick pay

Official statistics of Sweden

The statistics illustrate sick leave during a sick pay period. The sick pay period is the time when the employer pays sick pay to an employee who is not at work because of illness. The statistics present a picture of the overall development of sick leave.

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Sick pay period, 4 th quarter 2021


The number of sick days per employee in a sick pay period decreased in the fourth quarter of 2021, compared with the corresponding quarter of 2020. The average number of sick days in a sick pay period was 2.25 days per employee.

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