You can receive benefit for a maximum of 5 days per week. You will receive this if you are unemployed full time. If you spend time participating in one of the Public Employment Service’s programmes and receive activity grant fom Försäkringskassan then these days will also be counted as compensatory days.
A period of benefit is 300 days. If, by the 300th day, you have a child who has not yet reached 18 years of age, you will be granted an additional 150 days.
You will receive no benefit for the first 6 days of unemployment; these are so-called qualifying days (karensdagar). This applies to each new period of benefit you begin. These qualifying days are included as part of the 300 days of the benefit period.