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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 March 2019 112.6 index -0.5 % 1.1 %
New orders in industry March 2019 98.7 index -4.9 % -8.1 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households March 2019 5.0 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations March 2019 6.0 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans March 2019 1.56 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 1st quarter 2019 773 1 % 0 %
Labour market
Labour force rate April 2019 73.0 % 0.4 %-unit
Unemployment rate April 2019 6.2 % -0.6 %-unit
Employment rate April 2019 68.5 % 0.8 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2019 73.5 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2019 6.2 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2019 68.9 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector February 2019 41 130 0.0 % 2.4 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector February 2019 171.50 -0.3 % 2.1 %
Living conditions
Internetaccess at home 2018 93 %
Applied for a loan or credit online 2018 15 %
Participated in social networks 2018 66 %
Boughth medicine online 2018 20 %
Taken an online course 2018 31 %
Listened to music online 2018 65 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 4th quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 238 950 mnkr 1.2 % 2.4 %
National Accounts, GDP 2018 4 790 748
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2018 4 868 255
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 4th quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 238 950 mnkr 1.2 % 2.4 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2018 471 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2018 478 0 % 0 %
Population
Population March 2019 10 255 102 0.06 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF April 2019 compared with the same period previous year 218.4 0.6 % 2.0 %
Inflation rate according to CPI April 2019 compared with the same period previous year 334.1 0.7 % 2.1 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) April 2019 334.11 0.7 % 2.1 %
Producer Price Index March 2019 115.3 1.2 % 6.3 %
Import Price Index March 2019 115.0 2.3 % 7.2 %
Export Price Index March 2019 116.7 2.3 % 8.4 %
Producer Price Index, home sales March 2019 114.0 0.3 % 4.4 %
Price Index for domestic supply March 2019 114.6 1.3 % 5.8 %
Service Producer Price Index 1st quarter 2019 104.1 0.3 % 1.6 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change March 2019 0.5 % 1.9 % 2.2 %
Retail trade index, yearly change March 2019 1.9 % 2.2 % 0.5 %
Net Trade of Goods March 2019 7.0
Imports of Goods March 2019 125.9 4.3 %
Exports of Goods March 2019 132.9 8.7 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars April 2019 31 451 -11.7 %