Presentation of Sweden G4G 26th of March 2009                Co-funded by the  European  Commission
Municipality of Lidköping In  Cooperation with Region västra götaland                Co-funded by the  European  Commission
Population statistiks                Inhabitants: Sweden: 9 047 752 West Sweden: 1 528 455 The city of Lidköping: 37 380 C...
Swedish  women's employment level is  71% Women's employment between 55-64 years is  67%                Co-funded by the  ...
Presentation of Sweden G4G 26th of March 2009                Co-funded by the  European  Commission
Co-funded by the  European  Commission
Demography Co-funded by the  European  Commission
Swedish labour market <ul><li>High percentage of the workforce born in the 40´s </li></ul><ul><li>High level of juvenile u...
Unemployment rates 5,3 % 8,7 % The city of Lidköping 5,7 % 7,3 % The region of West Sweden 6 % 8 % Sweden Total unemployme...
The ageing phenomena <ul><li>High percentage of the workforce will retire in the next 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>The emplo...
National measures  <ul><li>Labour market education (sw: arbetsmarknadsutbildning) </li></ul><ul><li>Employment support (sw...
Regional measures <ul><li>The employment offices on regional level handle: </li></ul><ul><li>Labour market education </li>...
Local measures <ul><li>AME (The labour market unit) on local level handles: </li></ul><ul><li>Youth guarantee </li></ul><u...
Labour market education <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed or at risk of losing their employment, from the...
Employment support <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed from the age of 20. </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></u...
Salary support <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed mentally or physical disabled persons from the age of 20...
” Free year” <ul><li>Target groups: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed, especially longterm unemployed.  </li></ul><ul><li>Emplo...
” Youth guarantee” <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Young unemployed at the age of 20 - 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: ...
Municipal youth program <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Young unemployed under the age of 20. </li></ul><ul><li>Ai...
” Plus jobs” <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>People who have been unemployed for at least 2 years </li></ul><ul><l...
Local projects - ”Project Anna” at the AME <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Young unemployed people under the age o...
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  • Kick Off Meeting Presentation Lidkoping

    1. 1. Presentation of Sweden G4G 26th of March 2009               Co-funded by the European Commission
    2. 2. Municipality of Lidköping In Cooperation with Region västra götaland               Co-funded by the European Commission
    3. 3. Population statistiks               Inhabitants: Sweden: 9 047 752 West Sweden: 1 528 455 The city of Lidköping: 37 380 Co-funded by the European Commission
    4. 4. Swedish women's employment level is 71% Women's employment between 55-64 years is 67%               Co-funded by the European Commission
    5. 5. Presentation of Sweden G4G 26th of March 2009               Co-funded by the European Commission
    6. 6. Co-funded by the European Commission
    7. 7. Demography Co-funded by the European Commission
    8. 8. Swedish labour market <ul><li>High percentage of the workforce born in the 40´s </li></ul><ul><li>High level of juvenile unemployment a problem </li></ul><ul><li>Shortage of labour in some professions, for example in the care sector </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively high level of unemployment in spite of the economic upswing </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    9. 9. Unemployment rates 5,3 % 8,7 % The city of Lidköping 5,7 % 7,3 % The region of West Sweden 6 % 8 % Sweden Total unemployment rate Age 18 – 24 Country/region/city Co-funded by the European Commission
    10. 10. The ageing phenomena <ul><li>High percentage of the workforce will retire in the next 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>The employer has to have health care which helps maintaining the ageing workforce at the labour market </li></ul><ul><li>The pension insurance system encourages active ageing </li></ul><ul><li>Young people unemployed today are needed in workforce tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Measures to enhance and/or maintain education and competence among young people </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    11. 11. National measures <ul><li>Labour market education (sw: arbetsmarknadsutbildning) </li></ul><ul><li>Employment support (sw: anställningsstöd) </li></ul><ul><li>Salary support (sw: lönebidrag) </li></ul><ul><li>” Free year” (sw: friår) </li></ul><ul><li>” Youth guarantee” (sw: ungdomsgarantin) </li></ul><ul><li>Municipal youth program (sw: kommunalt ungdomsprogram) </li></ul><ul><li>” Plus jobs” (sw: plusjobb) </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    12. 12. Regional measures <ul><li>The employment offices on regional level handle: </li></ul><ul><li>Labour market education </li></ul><ul><li>” Free year” </li></ul><ul><li>” Plus jobs” </li></ul><ul><li>Employment support </li></ul><ul><li>Salary support </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    13. 13. Local measures <ul><li>AME (The labour market unit) on local level handles: </li></ul><ul><li>Youth guarantee </li></ul><ul><li>Municipal youth program </li></ul><ul><li>” Plus jobs” </li></ul><ul><li>Special local projects at the AME (”Project Anna”) </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    14. 14. Labour market education <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed or at risk of losing their employment, from the age of 20. </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>The employment office buys vocationally oriented educations for unemployed, to improve their chance of getting a job within a profession with a shortage of skilled labour. The education is individually conformed. </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    15. 15. Employment support <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed from the age of 20. </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>The employer gets a contribution (50 % - 80 %) of the salary from the employment office. Hopefully the employer will hire this person after 6 months. </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    16. 16. Salary support <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed mentally or physical disabled persons from the age of 20. </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>The employer gets a contribution (50 % - 95 %) of the salary from the employment office. No time limit for this measure, continuous negotiations of the procentage of salary contribution. </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    17. 17. ” Free year” <ul><li>Target groups: </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed, especially longterm unemployed. </li></ul><ul><li>Employees who want to take time off work for education or recreation. </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>An employee takes time off from work for 3-12 months, and an unemployed person works as a temp during that time. The employee gets 85 % of the unemployment benefit during the time off. </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    18. 18. ” Youth guarantee” <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Young unemployed at the age of 20 - 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>Program to develop the young unemployed´s skills, to improve the chance of getting employment or carry out higher education. Contains both practical and theoretical activities. If the employment office hasn´t been able to offer a person under the age of 25 work or education after 90 days of unemployment, the municipality has to offer the youth guarantee. </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    19. 19. Municipal youth program <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Young unemployed under the age of 20. </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>Practical and theoretical activities for young people under the age of 20. The purpose of the activities is employment or studies. The activities often contain practice at private companies or in the public sector. MYP must be offered to the young unemployed within 100 days from the first day of unemployment. </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    20. 20. ” Plus jobs” <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>People who have been unemployed for at least 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>The employment office subsidizes the wage cost up to 14 700 SEK/month for plus jobs. The plus job can´t last longer than 2 years and should not replace regular jobs. </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission
    21. 21. Local projects - ”Project Anna” at the AME <ul><li>Target group: </li></ul><ul><li>Young unemployed people under the age of 25, who have very poor education or particularly difficult to establish themselves at the labour market. </li></ul><ul><li>Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>Support young people who need special measures to get a job or to re-establish themselves in the education system. These youngsters have special needs which the employment office can´t supply for. </li></ul>Co-funded by the European Commission

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