The vast majority of workplace accidents occur in manufacturing and extraction, energy and the environment. Then there are accidents within healthcare and care. 

The number of workplace accidents that resulted in sick leave, including fatal accidents, was 2018 in total in Jönköping County in 2018. During 2018, the number was 1,616.

However, the number of reported occupational diseases is increasing. In 2018, the number was 303 compared to 339 in 2019. 

Overall, the number of workplace accidents that led to sick leave has increased by just over 1,500 during the same period. But the number of people who died in the work decreased.