Swedish service production increased by 1.9 percent in volume and working day adjusted figures in May 2012, compared to May 2011. Service production for March to May increased by 0.1 percent in seasonally adjusted series compared to the period December to February.
Art, entertainment and recreation increased by 15.5 percent in volume and working day adjusted figures compared to the same period last year. Further, Human health and social work and Hotel and restaurants increased by 8.6 and 4.9 percent, respectively.
The figures for May are preliminary.