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Population projections

A population forecast for Sweden is carried out every year, broken down by age, sex and country of birth group. A more comprehensive analysis is carried out every third year of future population trends, where a main alternative and alternative projections are produced. Follow-ups and revisions are carried out for the years in between.

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The future population of Sweden 2019–2070

2019-04-12

A growing number of people reach higher ages. According to Statistics Sweden’s population projection, women who turn 65 this year, have, on average, 23 years left to live, while men have slightly fewer years left to live, 21 years. By 2029, Sweden’s population is estimated to reach 11 million. This is a somewhat slower growth rate than in recent years, which is mainly due to the fact that the number of persons immigrating to Sweden has declined.

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