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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 May 2018 111.6 index 1.1 % 4.0 %
New orders in industry May 2018 107.1 index -1.8 % 1.4 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households May 2018 6.6 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations May 2018 6.9 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans May 2018 1.49 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 1st quarter 2018 777 -1 % 5 %
Labour market
Labour force rate May 2018 73.2 % 0.6 %-unit
Unemployment rate May 2018 6.5 % -0.7 %-unit
Employment rate May 2018 68.5 % 1.1 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) May 2018 73.0 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) May 2018 6.2 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) May 2018 68.5 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector April 2018 40 360 0.1 % 1.7 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector April 2018 169.50 1.0 % 1.6 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 1st quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 156 835 mnkr 0.7 % 3.3 %
National Accounts, GDP 2017 4 599 633
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2017 4 666 810
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 1st quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 156 835 mnkr 0.7 % 3.3 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2017 457 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2017 464 0 % 0 %
Population
Population May 2018 10 161 797 0.09 % 1.2 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF June 2018 compared with the same period previous year 215.1 0.3 % 2.2 %
Inflation rate according to CPI June 2018 compared with the same period previous year 328.6 0.2 % 2.1 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) June 2018 328.62 0.2 % 2.1 %
Producer Price Index May 2018 110.6 1.4 % 6.3 %
Import Price Index May 2018 112.7 3.1 % 9.6 %
Export Price Index May 2018 112.4 2.6 % 7.8 %
Producer Price Index, home sales May 2018 108.8 0.3 % 4.9 %
Price Index for domestic supply May 2018 110.9 1.7 % 7.4 %
Service Producer Price Index 1st quarter 2018 102.5 0.4 % 0.8 %
Trade in goods and services
Index of Service Production May 2018 0.2 % 3.1 % 1.9 %
Index of Service Production May 2018 3.1 % 1.9 % 0.2 %
Net Trade of Goods May 2018 -2.6
Imports of Goods May 2018 127.5 11.9 %
Exports of Goods May 2018 124.9 8.4 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars June 2018 67 553 antal bilar 69.4 %