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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Business activities
Expenses on IT 2016 55 182 14183 % 8698 %
Expenses on IT-services 2016 65 166
New orders in industry August 2017 100.8 index -1.8 % 6.3 %
Industrial production index August 2017 100.0 index -1.7 % 7.3 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households August 2017 7.1 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations August 2017 4.1 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans August 2017 1.58 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2016 60 800 26 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 2nd quarter 2017 767 3 % 9 %
Labour market
Labour force rate September 2017 72.6 % 1.3 %-unit
Unemployment rate September 2017 6.2 % 0.1 %-unit
Employment rate September 2017 68.1 % 1.1 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2017 72.9 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2017 6.7 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2017 68.0 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector July 2017 39 450 -0.1 % 2.0 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector July 2017 163.80 -1.7 % 1.2 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 2nd quarter 2017 compared with the previous period 1 163 116 mnkr 1.3 % 3.1 %
National Accounts, GDP 2016 4 404 938
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2016 4 474 089
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 2nd quarter 2017 compared with the same period previous year 1 163 116 mnkr 1.3 % 3.1 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2016 444 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2016 451 0 % 0 %
Population
Population August 2017 10 081 396 0.15 % 1.4 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF September 2017 compared with the same period previous year 211.6 % 0.2 % 2.3 %
Inflation rate according to CPI September 2017 compared with the same period previous year 323.6 % 0.1 % 2.1 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) September 2017 323.62 0.1 % 2.1 %
Producer Price Index August 2017 117.3 % -0.8 % 3.8 %
Import Price Index August 2017 110.9 % -1.3 % 3.7 %
Export Price Index August 2017 111.8 % -1.8 % 3.0 %
Producer Price Index, home sales August 2017 123.1 % 0.0 % 4.3 %
Price Index for domestic supply August 2017 116.9 % -0.7 % 4.0 %
Service Producer Price Index 2nd quarter 2017 117.4 % 0.5 % 1.7 %
Trade in goods and services
Index of Service Production August 2017 0.1 -1.2 % -0.6 %
Index of Service Production August 2017 5.2 5.5 % 3.2 %
Index of Service Production August 2017 -0.1 % 2.8 % 2.5 %
Index of Service Production August 2017 2.8 % 2.5 % -0.1 %
Net Trade of Goods August 2017 -5.4
Imports of Goods August 2017 105.3 6.9 %
Exports of Goods August 2017 99.9 13.0 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars September 2017 32 543 antal bilar -3.1 %