Press Releases • Apr 18, 2013 04:00 UTC
Wages continued to grow in Stockholm during the fourth quarter of 2012. The biggest increase was in the public sector. Growth softened in the private sector; business startups were fewer and the labor market weakened with an increase in layoffs and the number of unemployed. However, overall employment increased at the same time. These are the results of the latest Stockholm Economy report.
Press Releases • Jul 05, 2012 04:00 UTC
Wages continued to rise in Stockholm during the first quarter of 2012, buoyed by growth in the public sector. The high level of enterprise has continued, and sales within the service sector have increased. Stockholm is attracting more and more visitors and residents. The county’s population is growing by 36,000 people each year, and has now reached 2.1 million.
Press Releases • Apr 02, 2012 09:51 UTC
During 2011, Stockholm continued strengthening its attractiveness and both total residents and visitors reached new heights. The year 2011 also was a record year for newly started businesses. Total wages continued to increase during the fourth quarter but at a dampened rate. Once again, it is the private sector that is keeping growth up.
Press Releases • Feb 08, 2012 14:45 UTC
Continued robust growth and increasing wages The latest Stockholm Economy Statistical Report indicates continued robust growth for Stockholm. Wages in the city continue rising, and the private sector is the engine. A positive trend in the public sector is keeping the momentum up. The growth rate of the private sector has declined slightly and unemployment is up.