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WORK32: Employment rate among foreign-born with two foreign-born parents born outside Nordic/EU28/EES area by reporting country, reason for residence permit, length of stay, time and sex

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Registered residents. Foreign-born with two foreign-born parents born outside the Nordic/EU28/EES area aged 20-64. Foreign-born with native-born parents are excluded.

Percentages are produced with a base of a minimum of 50 individuals per cell.

Country background: Foreign-born with two foreign-born parents = their own country of birth. Descendants = mother's country of birth, or father's country of birth if mother's is unknown. Rest of the population = Reporting country i.e. one or both parents' country of birth is the reporting country.

Employed: Employed in per cent is the proportion of employed in the whole population aged 20-64. See valuenotes for individual reporting countries.

This matrix is the result of an integration and migration co-operation project involving the Nordic Statistical Institutes. More information about the project and the results can be found at the website for Nordic Co-operation .

An update is planned for spring 2024.

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Reference date/week: Usually third week in November.

Foreign-born with two foreign-born parents: Foreign-born with two foreign-born parents and four foreign-born grandparents. Adopted foreign-born are excluded.

Descendants: Native-born with two foreign-born parents and four foreign-born grandparents.

Employed: Registered residents who performed work for pay for at least one hour in the reference week (November), or who were temporarily absent from work because of illness, holidays, maternity leave etc. Those in military service are considered employed and are part of the population.


Reference date/week: November.

Employed: Persons registered as gainfully employed in the Labour statistics based on administrative sources. Payed military work is considered employment. Between July 1 2010 and July 1 2017 Sweden did not have mandatory military services.