Data

This page presents some of the data I have collected when working with Swedish historical labor market statistics. The datasets are free to use for anyone who’s interested.

Datasets

From Various Sources

  • Swedish National Unemployment Rate According to Available Sources, 1911–2010, version 1.0
Info: Data on the national unemployment rate in Sweden from five different sources covering some of the years from 1911 to 2010.
[Zipped Folder] – Including Excel and Stata 14 file.
[Excel file] – Including data and Stata compatible table.
[Stata File] –  Data file containing each series (compatible with Stata 14).
  • Geocoded Dataset on Strikes in Sweden 1859–1938
This dataset was compiled within the project “From Sundsvall to Saltsjöbaden: A Regional Approach to Strikes and Protests in the Swedish Labor Market 1859-1938” and is available from the Swedish National Data Service here.

 

From The Public Labor Exchanges
  • Swedish Public Labor Exchange Data by County, 1914–1975, version 1.0 
Info: Data for some or all years on the number of applications, applicants, vacancies and filled vacancies.
[Zipped Folder] – Including Excel and Stata 14 file.
[Excel File] – Including original data, a table with counties in columns using the geographical counties of 1968–1996 and Stata compatible table.
[Stata File] –  Data file using the geographical counties of 1968–1996 (compatible with Stata 14).
  • Swedish Public Labor Exchange Data by Industry, 1916–1946, version 1.0 
Info: Data for some or all years on the number of applications, applicants, vacancies and filled vacancies.
[Zipped Folder] – Including Excel and Stata 14 file.
[Excel file] – Including original data, a table with standardized industries in columns and Stata compatible table.
[Stata File] –  Data file with standardized industries (compatible with Stata 14).