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Employee related indicators

In the tables below, employee related indicators are presented.

Employee related data covers all fully owned facilities as well as sales and administrative offices, and is reported in totals as well as under the geographies tied to production of Swedish Match's main products.

For more information about Swedish Match's employee related performance indicators, read the latest sustainability report. 

Total workforce

Total workforce[%]201320122011
Number of employees excluding temporary workers934,0123,9513,841
Number of temporary workers7299348333
Total workforce (employees + temporary workers)1004,3114,2994,174
Employment type[%]201320122011
Number of employees working full-time 944,0724,0153,868
Number of employees working part-time*523399133
Number of employees not classified as working full-time or part-time
(temporary workers in the US)
06186173
Total workforce (employees + temporary workers)1004,3114,2994,174
* A number of employees working part-time in Sweden are full-time employed, but work part time according to the Swedish Parental Leave Act (Föräldraledighetslagen)    
Employment contract[%]201320122011
Number of employees with an indefinite/permanent contract 934,0123,9513,837
Number of employees with a fixed term/temporary contract7299348337
Total workforce (employees + temporary workers)1004,3114,2994,174
Total workforce by geography[%]201320122011
The US, the Dominican Republic461,9762,0151,960
Sweden, Norway281,2141,2001,152
Brazil16684724709
The Philippines8332254248
The Netherlands2105106105
Total workforce (employees + temporary workers)1004,3114,2994,174
Number of independent contractors by geography[%]201320122011
USA, Dominikanska republiken2135
Sverige, Norge98434344
Brasilien0000
Filippinerna0000
Nederländerna0000
Number of independent contractors by geography100444649
Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements by geography 201320122011
The US, the Dominican Republic 216217221
Sweden, Norway 1,1621,1481,100
Brazil 679719701
The Philippines 938883
The Netherlands 909093
Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements (employees + temporary workers) 2,2402,2622,198
Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements by geography [%] 201320122011
The US, the Dominican Republic 111111
Sweden, Norway 969695
Brazil 999999
The Philippines 283533
The Netherlands 868589
Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements [%] 525353
Employees by gender[%]201320122011
Total number of female employees381,6171,6291,585
Total number of male employees622,6942,6702,589
Total workforce (employees + temporary workers)1004,3114,2994,174
Percentage of female employees by geography [%] 201320122011
The US, the Dominican Republic 384040
Sweden, Norway 393939
Brazil 333433
The Philippines 484243
The Netherlands 777
Percentage of female employees (employees + temporary workers) [%] 383838

Occupational health and safety

 201320122011
A. Total number of working hours per year9,020,1848,696,1297,991,220
B. Calculated number of total working days per year1,127,5231,087,016998,903
C. Total number of injuries/accidents excluding minor (first-aid level) injuries/accidents1327763
D. Total number of occupational illnesses7819
E. Total number of lost days due to occupational illnesses/injuries/accidents3,5863,2802,862
F. Total number of absentee days32,26435,40433,176
G. Total number of fatalities due to occupational illnesses/injuries/accidents000
Injury rate [per 100 employees per year] = C / A * 200 000 2.931.771.58
Occupational diseases rate [per 100 employees per year] = D / A * 200 000 0.160.180.48
Lost days rate [per 100 employees per year] = E / A * 200 000 79.5075.4271.63
Absentee rate [% of days per year] = F / B 2.863.263.32
Independent contractors - number of injuries, occupational illnesses, lost and absentee days, and fatalities201320122011
C. Total number of injuries/accidents excluding minor (first-aid level) injuries/accidents010
D. Total number of occupational illnesses000
E. Total number of lost days due to occupational illnesses/injuries/accidents01200
F. Total number of absentee days080
G. Total number of fatalities due to occupational illnesses/injuries/accidents000

Workforce training and development

Employees receiving regular performance reviews by geography201320122011
The US, the Dominican Republic1,7011,612820
Sweden, Norway1,1791,1561,128
Brazil45859
The Philippines332254248
The Netherlands42102105
Employees receiving regular performance reviews (employees + temporary workers)3,2583,1822,360
Percentage of employees receiving regular performance reviews by geography [%]201320122011
The US, the Dominican Republic868042
Sweden, Norway979698
Brazil188
The Philippines100100100
The Netherlands4096100
Percentage of employees receiving regular performance reviews [%]767457