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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Business activities
Expenses on IT-services 2017 76 418
Utgifter för hård- och mjukvara 2017 65 194
Utgifter för mjukvara 2017 40 021
Production value index September 2018 110.6 index 0.2 % 2.0 %
New orders in industry September 2018 107.8 index 0.0 % -0.4 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households September 2018 5.9 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations September 2018 7.0 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans September 2018 1.49 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 3rd quarter 2018 771 1 % -1 %
Labour market
Labour force rate October 2018 72.9 % 0.5 %-unit
Unemployment rate October 2018 5.5 % -0.8 %-unit
Employment rate October 2018 68.9 % 1.0 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) October 2018 73.3 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) October 2018 6.3 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) October 2018 68.7 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector August 2018 40 490 -0.2 % 2.6 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector August 2018 165.80 -1.0 % 1.9 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 2nd quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 208 637 mnkr 0.8 % 2.5 %
National Accounts, GDP 2017 4 578 899
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2017 4 643 749
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 2nd quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 208 637 mnkr 0.8 % 2.5 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2017 455 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2017 462 0 % 0 %
Population
Population September 2018 10 207 086 0.09 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF October 2018 compared with the same period previous year 216.6 -0.1 % 2.4 %
Inflation rate according to CPI October 2018 compared with the same period previous year 330.7 -0.1 % 2.3 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) October 2018 330.72 -0.1 % 2.3 %
Producer Price Index September 2018 113.8 1.2 % 10.1 %
Import Price Index September 2018 117.3 2.9 % 15.2 %
Export Price Index September 2018 115.8 1.7 % 13.4 %
Producer Price Index, home sales September 2018 111.8 0.6 % 7.0 %
Price Index for domestic supply September 2018 114.7 1.8 % 11.1 %
Service Producer Price Index 3rd quarter 2018 103.6 0.7 % 1.5 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change September 2018 0.5 % 2.1 % 1.6 %
Retail trade index, yearly change September 2018 2.1 % 1.6 % 0.5 %
Net Trade of Goods September 2018 1.4
Imports of Goods September 2018 120.9 9.6 %
Exports of Goods September 2018 122.3 8.5 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars October 2018 24 128 -27.4 %