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Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (SILC)

Official statistics of Sweden

The statistics describe various aspects of living conditions for different groups of the population aged 16 and older: housing, economy, health, leisure, civic activities, social relationships, employment and working environment, security and safety.

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Sweden is one of the countries in the EU with the biggest difference between native- and foreign-born that live in material and social deprivation


The percentage of the population in Sweden aged 16 years and over that live in material and social deprivation has remained relatively stable at 3-4 percent over the last few years. This is the lowest rate among all EU countries. However, Sweden is also one of the countries within the EU with the biggest difference between native- and foreign-born when it comes to material and social deprivation.

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Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Definition of disability in the Statistics on Income and Living conditions. Partial reporting of government assignment. English Report 2022-06-13
Revision of the cross-sectional and longitudinal auxiliary vectors in the Swedish SILC English Report 2021-12-13
Work environment 1980–2020 English Report 2021-09-13
Insecurity 1980-2020 English Report 2021-05-19
Visits to the forests and fields 2018–2019. In urban and rural areas and from an economic perspective English Report 2021-03-23
Measuring disability: a comparison of different statistical sources English Report 2020-11-25
Work environment 1980-2017 English Report 2018-12-17
Threats, violence and worry 1980–2017 English Report 2018-05-31
Living Conditions 1980–2016 – selected indicators English Report 2018-03-02
Leisure 2014–2015 English Report 2017-01-25
Health 2012–2013 English Rapport 2015-05-22
Changes in the Life Conditions Survey 2006–2008 – A Study in the Comparability of Welfare Indicators over time English Rapport 2010-10-01
Alternative modes of data collection in ULF, phase 2 – A comparison between two different modes of data collection English Rapport 2010-01-18

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