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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Business activities
Expenses on IT-services 2016 65 166
Production value index April 2018 110.4 index 0.3 % 3.3 %
New orders in industry April 2018 107.8 index 2.6 % 3.2 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households April 2018 6.8 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations April 2018 6.1 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans April 2018 1.54 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 1st quarter 2018 777 -1 % 5 %
Labour market
Labour force rate April 2018 72.6 % 0.2 %-unit
Unemployment rate April 2018 6.8 % -0.4 %-unit
Employment rate April 2018 67.7 % 0.5 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2018 72.9 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2018 6.1 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2018 68.4 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector March 2018 40 260 0.3 % 2.5 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector March 2018 167.90 0.0 % 2.9 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 1st quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 156 835 mnkr 0.7 % 3.3 %
National Accounts, GDP 2017 4 599 633
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2017 4 666 810
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 1st quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 156 835 mnkr 0.7 % 3.3 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2017 457 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2017 464 0 % 0 %
Population
Population April 2018 10 151 588 0.08 % 1.2 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF May 2018 compared with the same period previous year 214.5 0.3 % 2.1 %
Inflation rate according to CPI May 2018 compared with the same period previous year 327.9 0.2 % 1.9 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) May 2018 327.86 0.2 % 1.9 %
Producer Price Index April 2018 109.1 0.6 % 4.9 %
Import Price Index April 2018 109.3 1.9 % 6.5 %
Export Price Index April 2018 109.5 1.7 % 5.6 %
Producer Price Index, home sales April 2018 108.5 -0.6 % 4.1 %
Price Index for domestic supply April 2018 109.0 0.6 % 5.4 %
Service Producer Price Index 1st quarter 2018 102.5 0.4 % 0.8 %
Trade in goods and services
Index of Service Production April 2018 0.6 % 3.6 % 1.7 %
Index of Service Production April 2018 3.6 % 1.7 % 0.6 %
Net Trade of Goods April 2018 -6.5
Imports of Goods April 2018 122.4 19.4 %
Exports of Goods April 2018 115.9 16.5 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars May 2018 39 446 antal bilar 6.2 %