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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 January 2019 112.9 index -0.7 % 2.1 %
New orders in industry January 2019 107.6 index -2.5 % -0.5 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households January 2019 5.4 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations January 2019 5.7 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans January 2019 1.58 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 4th quarter 2018 770 0 % -2 %
Labour market
Labour force rate February 2019 72.7 % 0.5 %-unit
Unemployment rate February 2019 6.6 % 0.3 %-unit
Employment rate February 2019 68.0 % 0.3 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) February 2019 73.5 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) February 2019 6.2 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) February 2019 68.9 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector December 2018 41 150 0.1 % 2.8 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector December 2018 172.30 1.0 % 2.3 %
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 January 2019 10 238 627 0.08 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF February 2019 compared with the same period previous year 216.6 0.7 % 1.9 %
Inflation rate according to CPI February 2019 compared with the same period previous year 331.0 0.7 % 1.9 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) February 2019 331.02 0.7 % 1.9 %
Producer Price Index January 2019 113.7 0.8 % 5.6 %
Import Price Index January 2019 111.4 0.4 % 3.7 %
Export Price Index January 2019 113.4 0.7 % 5.9 %
Producer Price Index, home sales January 2019 113.8 0.8 % 5.1 %
Price Index for domestic supply January 2019 112.6 0.5 % 4.4 %
Service Producer Price Index 4th quarter 2018 103.8 0.2 % 1.7 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change January 2019 0.8 % 2.2 % 2.2 %
Retail trade index, yearly change January 2019 2.2 % 2.2 % 0.8 %
Net Trade of Goods January 2019 1.2
Imports of Goods January 2019 124.2 4.8 %
Exports of Goods January 2019 125.4 8.9 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars February 2019 23 789 -14.5 %