RTTNews - Tuesday, the Statistics Sweden announced that the number of employed persons decreased 1.9% to 4.07 million in the second quarter.

At the same time, the number of employed persons in the private sector dropped 1.8% while the public sector employment declined 1.9%.

Meanwhile, the total gross pay increased 0.1% in the second quarter. The public sector gross pay rose 3.5% , while it decreased 1.2% in the private sector.

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