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–Sep 2023September 2023
Received applications375573002
Granted permits282182500
Granted permits by certified employer*5854626
Pending cases**22847

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

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