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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 November 2018 112.7 index 0.0 % 2.2 %
New orders in industry November 2018 107.4 index -2.7 % -2.4 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households November 2018 5.7 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations November 2018 6.5 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans November 2018 1.46 %
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 November 2018 72.9 % 1.0 %-unit
Unemployment rate November 2018 5.5 % -0.3 %-unit
Employment rate November 2018 68.9 % 1.1 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2018 73.5 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2018 6.2 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2018 68.9 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector October 2018 40 950 0.2 % 2.7 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector October 2018 170.50 0.6 % 2.3 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 3rd quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 090 899 mnkr -0.2 % 1.6 %
National Accounts, GDP 2017 4 578 833
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2017 4 648 723
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 3rd quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 090 899 mnkr -0.2 % 1.6 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2017 455 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2017 462 0 % 0 %
Population
Population November 2018 10 223 505 0.06 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF December 2018 compared with the same period previous year 217.4 0.4 % 2.2 %
Inflation rate according to CPI December 2018 compared with the same period previous year 331.9 0.4 % 2.0 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) December 2018 331.87 0.4 % 2.0 %
Producer Price Index November 2018 113.5 0.0 % 7.9 %
Import Price Index November 2018 113.7 -2.3 % 9.3 %
Export Price Index November 2018 114.1 -0.7 % 9.6 %
Producer Price Index, home sales November 2018 113.0 0.8 % 6.5 %
Price Index for domestic supply November 2018 113.4 -0.9 % 7.9 %
Service Producer Price Index 3rd quarter 2018 103.6 0.7 % 1.5 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change November 2018 0.8 % 1.1 % 1.4 %
Retail trade index, yearly change November 2018 1.1 % 1.4 % 0.8 %
Net Trade of Goods November 2018 4.9
Imports of Goods November 2018 134.1 10.1 %
Exports of Goods November 2018 139.0 14.2 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars December 2018 23 414 -33.8 %