How many LinkedIn users are there in Sweden. How much do they share?
How does this relate to the working population?

How many people change jobs, how many new accounts are created on a day?

What are the biggest companies in Sweden on LinkedIn?

A lot of interesting stats en facts about the LinkedIn usage in Sweden.

LinkedIn usage data and statistics for Sweden - August 2019

Facts about Sweden:


Number of habitants: 10,053,135 people

(according to World of Meters)


Capital: Stockholm


Working population: 5,316,838 people.


In Sweden there are 2,851,132 registered LinkedIn accounts. That means that 53.6% of the working population has a LinkedIn account.


Sweden ranks number 10 in the relative usage over 44 European countries.


Over the past year, the number of LinkedIn users in Sweden has grown with 9.%.

LinkedIn member accounts in Sweden

Absolute number of users

This graph shows the absolute number of registered members on LinkedIn for Sweden.

Users VS Working population

This graph shows how much percent of the working population for Sweden has a LinkedIn profile.

People have a LinkedIn profile in Sweden.
53.6 %
of the working population has a LinkedIn profile in Sweden.


According to LinkedIn data, 53.6% of the working population has a profile on LinkedIn in Sweden.

28.4% of the total population has a profile on LinkedIn.

Economic graph

Sweden has a working population of 5,316,838 people. 53.6% of them have a profile on LinkedIn.

6.1% of the people works in Government Administration. 5.2% works in Information Technology and Services and 4.% has a job in Construction.

Government Administration

Information Technology and Services


The most occurring functions in Sweden are:


Function Group


% of members

Operations 329,707 11.6%
Business Development 313,265 11.%
Sales 223,026 7.8%


According to LinkedIn data, on average there are 244 job changes a day on LinkedIn in Sweden.

Growth numbers for Sweden

The LinkedIn population of Sweden has grown over the past year with 9.%.


Looking over the past three months there has been a growth of 1.9%.


Over the past year, there were 19,623 new members each month.


Meaning 4,528 per week, 645 per day, 27 per hour.


If Sweden continues to grow at this speed, they will have 3,086,607 members by August 2020.


Sweden ranks number 28 in Europe for growth.


Over the past year, there were 645 new accounts created on LinkedIn per day in Sweden.


In last 3 months there were 204 new accounts created per day in Sweden.

Active posting on LinkedIn

In Sweden there are on average 145 updates posted per hour, 3,480 per day, 24,428 per week and 105,856 per month.


That means that 2.3% of the LinkedIn users in Sweden actually posted an update on LinkedIn in August.


Sweden ranks number 17 in Europe for active posting.

Active posting over time


In Sweden there are 3,480 updates posted every day.


That equals 145 updates an hour.


And 2.4 updates a minute.


We have no data about the numbers of articles, likes and comments. This number only represents the times people create a new post on LinkedIn.

Biggest Employers on LinkedIn


Volvo Cars

12,442 Employees on LinkedIn



16,697 Employees on LinkedIn


Stockholms stad

9,571 Employees on LinkedIn

Company Pages

In Sweden there are 58,793 registered Company Pages.


In August 2018 there were 58,567 registered Company Pages.

Number of registered Company Pages

Industry Percentage
Information Technology and Services 9.2%
Marketing and Advertising 6.1%
Management Consulting 5.3%

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