To main content

About and terms of use

How can the statistics and other material on Statistics Sweden's website be used? How are Statistics Sweden's APIs used and what applies for the cookies that are created when visiting the website? Here are the answers about terms of use that apply to

Most of the material found on can be used freely, but here are some things to think about.

All statistics on can be copied freely, reproduced and spread further. This applies to tables as well as graphs and infographics. Please be sure to state Statistics Sweden as the source ("Source: Statistics Sweden") if you use or spread statistics from

Concerning statistics on Statistics Sweden's website that another government agency is responsible for, special rules may apply. If so, this is stated.

If you process the statistics from Statistics Sweden's website yourself, you cannot state Statistics Sweden as the source.

What about pictures on the website?

Photos and illustrations found on the website cannot be copied and spread without permission from Statistics Sweden. They are protected by the Copyright Act (1960: 729).

However, press pictures on Statistics Sweden's website may be used freely as long as you state Statistics Sweden as the source of the photos.

Press photos

Open data via API

Statistics Sweden's statistics are also available via the programming interface API. The following link explains how to use the API for Statistics Sweden's Statistical Database and the terms that apply for this.

Statistics Sweden's API

Cookies on

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on the visitor's computer. We use cookies on the website to analyse how visitors use our site.