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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Business activities
Expenses on IT-services 2016 65 166
Production value index July 2018 110.8 index -0.9 % 1.8 %
New orders in industry July 2018 112.3 index 9.8 % 9.4 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households July 2018 6.2 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations July 2018 5.8 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans July 2018 1.48 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 2nd quarter 2018 766 -1 % 0 %
Labour market
Labour force rate August 2018 73.7 % 0.3 %-unit
Unemployment rate August 2018 6.1 % 0.1 %-unit
Employment rate August 2018 69.2 % 0.2 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) August 2018 73.1 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) August 2018 6.4 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) August 2018 68.5 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector June 2018 40 580 -0.2 % 2.5 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector June 2018 170.80 -0.1 % 2.3 %
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 July 2018 10 182 291 0.10 % 1.2 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF August 2018 compared with the same period previous year 215.8 -0.2 % 2.2 %
Inflation rate according to CPI August 2018 compared with the same period previous year 329.6 -0.2 % 2.0 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) August 2018 329.63 -0.2 % 2.0 %
Producer Price Index July 2018 112.5 0.9 % 8.4 %
Import Price Index July 2018 114.5 0.8 % 11.3 %
Export Price Index July 2018 113.8 0.6 % 10.0 %
Producer Price Index, home sales July 2018 111.1 1.1 % 6.8 %
Price Index for domestic supply July 2018 112.9 0.9 % 9.1 %
Service Producer Price Index 2nd quarter 2018 102.9 0.4 % 0.7 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change July 2018 -1.0 % -1.2 % 1.3 %
Retail trade index, yearly change July 2018 -1.2 % 1.3 % -1.0 %
Net Trade of Goods July 2018 0.0
Imports of Goods July 2018 108.2 13.4 %
Exports of Goods July 2018 108.2 15.6 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars August 2018 25 765 -17.9 %