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  • 17 Jul
    Borrowing in bonds increased

    Total borrowing of debt securities in Sweden increased by SEK 16 billion in June and amounted to SEK 8 013 billion at the end of the month. Total borrowing consisted mainly of bonds valued at SEK 6 797 billion that increased by SEK 16 billion in June compared with the previous month.

  • 13 Jul
    Expenditure on research and development increased

    Expenditure on research and development (R&D) in Sweden increased between 2015 and 2017 in fixed prices, according to preliminary figures. Government sector expenditure accounted for an increase of 16 percent, the largest relative increase among all sectors. However, the business enterprise sector accounted for the largest absolute increase, with SEK 8.8 billion in increased R&D expenditures.

  • 12 Jul
    Inflation rate according to CPIF at 2.2 percent

    The inflation rate according to the CPI with a fixed interest rate (CPIF) was 2.2 percent in June 2018, up from 2.1 percent in May 2018. The CPIF increased by 0.3 percent from May to June. In the corresponding period last year, the CPIF increased by 0.1 percent. The inflation rate according to the CPI was 2.1 percent in June 2018.

  • 12 Jul
  • 10 Jul
    Household consumption unchanged in May

    Household consumption remained unchanged in seasonally adjusted figures between April and May. During the last three-month period, consumption increased by 1.9 percent in seasonally adjusted figures. Household consumption increased by 3.7 percent in fixed prices and working day adjusted figures in May 2018 compared with May 2017.

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Key figures for Sweden

Population 10 161 797

May 2018

Inflation rate according to CPIF 2.2 %

June 2018 compared with the same period previous year

Consumer Price Index (CPI) 328.62

June 2018

GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 0.7 %

1st quarter 2018 compared with the previous period

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60 procent fler kvinnor i svenska börsbolags styrelser sedan 2006

2016 hade börsbolagen 31,7 procent kvinnor som styrelseledamöter. Börsbolag som har en högre andel kvinnor i styrelsen har även en högre andel kvinnor som är chefer samt en högre andel kvinnor som har yrken som kräver en teoretisk specialkompetens.

97 kilo matavfall per person från hushållen

Hushållen står för den största delen matavfall i Sverige. Under 2016 slängde hushållen 938 000 ton, eller 97 kilo per person. Det är cirka 75 procent av allt matavfall. Totalt slängdes det 1,3 miljoner ton matavfall, eller 129 kilo per person.

Ledigheter ger fler barn

Många i Sverige firar sin födelsedag på våren och har således blivit till under sommaren. Den vanligaste födelsemånaden är mars, men nio av de tio vanligaste födelsedagarna är i april. Vårens dominans har dock rubbats. Under 2000-talet har barnafödandet förskjutits och idag är det vanligare att födas på sommaren eller försommaren.


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percent of Swedes who work have an income below the EU’s at-risk-of-poverty threshold. The average in the European Union is 10 percent. 

Living Conditions Survey (ULF/SILC)

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