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The Swedish social security system

Sweden offers a framework of publicly funded social provision, ranging from pensions and healthcare to parental allowances and employment related insurance. The national basic pension and insurance system is often combined with occupational based insurance plans.

In brief:

  • Cost of hiring skilled employees internationally competitive
  • Reduced rate of social security contributions for key foreign employees
  • Reduced rate of social security contributions for R&D employees
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Date: 9 Apr 2019
Size: 2.9 MB(pdf)