Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Public Administration And Defence
Public Administration And Defence; Compulsory Social Security
Provision Of Services To The Community As A Whole
84.22 - Defence activities

230 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
29 August 2012
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
1 January 2013


The Swedish Armed Forces have announced to cut 230 jobs this autumn due to an internal re-organisation. Jobs in both the military and civilian sectors of the Armed Forces and all parts of the country will be affected, but mostly the areas around Stockholm and Västra Götaland. The job reduction will start the 31st of October and is expected to be implemented by the first of January 2013.

According to general major Gunnar Karlsson, who spoke on the Swedish Radio, it is not known yet which employees will be made redundant. 


  • 29 August 2012: Swedish armed forces


Eurofound (2012), Swedish Armed Forces, Internal restructuring in Sweden, factsheet number 74263, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74263.