Here you find statistics and overviews about work permits. The statistics are updated every month.

Monthly statistics

The monthly statistics show first-time applications, decisions and granted in first instance (the Swedish Migration Agency).

Monthly statistics work permit
Monthly statistics work permitJan–Apr 2023April 2023
Received applications157144283
Granted permits113412345
Granted permits by certified employer*2776412
Pending cases**25769

*Read more about certified employers
**Pending cases are received applications/cases which have not yet got a decision.

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