Historical Jobs

This dataset consists of 4.2M job postings (7.7M job positions) published on Platsbanken from the year 2006 up to and including 2017. Texts have been anonymized with sentences including names, telephone numbers and email addresses removed. Each listing contains metadata on location, dates, employer name, job type and any additional job details.

Open Source application utilize this dataset through an API

Application creates a visual overview and shows what is possibly to do with the dataset. Go to the application

Source code for the API with basic statistics.

We provide a microservice for basic statistics and queries on the dataset.


A notebook with examples can be found here.

Data format

Each line in a file contains a job listing in a simple JSON format.


2017, download

2016, download

2015, download

2014, download

2013, download

2012, download

2011, download

2010, download

2009, download

2008, download

2007, download

2006, download

2006-2017, download