Governance and results
Our activities are governed by ordinances and appropriation directions. Here you can read more about how our assignment is governed and how our work is monitored.
Acts and ordinances
We work on behalf of the Riksdag and the Government. The fundamental features are described in acts and ordinances. The most important acts and ordinances for our work are the Ordinance on Labour Market Policy, the Ordinance with Instructions for Arbetsförmedlingen and the Government Agencies Ordinance.
Ordinance on Labour Market Policy (2000:628) (in Swedish)
Ordinance with Instructions for Arbetsförmedlingen (2007:1030) (in Swedish)
Ordinance on Changes in Instructions for Arbetsförmedlingen (2020:94) (in Swedish)
Government Agencies Ordinance (2007:515) (in Swedish)
You can read more about how government agencies are governed at the Government Offices of Sweden website.
Government agencies and state-owned enterprises (in Swedish)
The Government gives us assignments both continually throughout the year and via its annual appropriation directions. Appropriation directions are the decisions issued by the Government each budget year in order to regulate the activities of a government agency.
Appropriation directions for Arbetsförmedlingen (in Swedish)
Progress report on appropriation direction assignments
See the progress report requirements expressed in the respective appropriation directions.
Progress report on appropriation directions 2023 (in Swedish)
Progress report on appropriation directions 2022 (in Swedish)
Financial forecasts and outcomes
We regularly report financial forecasts and outcomes to the Government in accordance with the current appropriation directions.
Based on the appropriation directions, the board of directors adopts an action plan for the coming year for the entire government agency.
Action plan 2022 (in Swedish) Pdf, 497 kB.
Appendix 1 Funding allocation (in Swedish) Excel, 302 kB.
Appendix 2 Arbetsförmedlingen’s risk analysis (in Swedish) Excel, 45 kB.
Appendix 3 Operational development with IT contents (in Swedish) Powerpoint, 2 MB.
Appendix 4 Arbetsförmedlingen’s follow-up package (in Swedish) Pdf, 326 kB.
Arbetsförmedlingen is funded by appropriations from the Riksdag and the Government. Each year we submit budget documentation to the Government. The documentation reflects our ambition for how our activities should be funded over the coming three years and contains proposals concerning regulatory changes and simplifications.
Arbetsförmedlingen’s budget proposal 2023-2025 (in Swedish) Pdf, 489 kB.
Arbetsförmedlingen’s budget proposal 2022-2024 (in Swedish) Pdf, 461 kB.
Arbetsförmedlingen’s budget proposal 2021-2023 (in Swedish) Pdf, 560 kB.
Arbetsförmedlingen’s budget proposal 2020-2022 (in Swedish) Pdf, 1 MB.
Each year we submit an annual report to the Government. The annual report is decided on by the board of directors and describes our programmes and expenses, as well as the results achieved.
Brief version of Annual report 2021 Pdf, 2 MB.
Arbetsförmedlingen’s annual report 2021 (in Swedish)
Arbetsförmedlingen’s annual report 2020 (in Swedish)
Our sustainability work
Sustainability report 2021 (in Swedish) Pdf, 632 kB.
Sustainability report 2020 (in Swedish) Pdf, 707 kB.
Sustainability report 2019 (in Swedish) Pdf, 928 kB.
Environmental management reports
Environmental management annual report 2021 (in Swedish)
Code of statutes
Our code of statutes contains current regulations and general guidelines. The code also includes applicable regulations and general guidelines from the former Arbetsmarknadsstyrelsen, the activities of which were transferred to Arbetsförmedlingen on 1 January 2008.
At the beginning of each year we publish an annual register of the regulations and general guidelines we have issued over the past year.
Annual register of statutes issued in 2022 (in Swedish) Pdf, 99 kB.
We send out consultation referrals, i.e. proposals, that other organisations and government agencies can submit opinions about. We also respond to consultation referrals from other government agencies