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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Business activities
New orders in industry November 2016 100.2 Index 2010=100 0 % -3.1 %
Industrial production index November 2016 98.5 Index 2010=100 1.2 % 0.1 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households November 2016 7.2 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations November 2016 5.2 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans November 2016 1.57 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2015 45 250 26 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 3rd quarter 2016 725 Index 1981=100 3 % 9 %
Labour market
Labour force November 2016 5 275 thousands 1.5 %
Labour force (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2016 5 301 thousands
Labour force rate November 2016 71.7 % 0.3 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2016 72.1 thousands
Unemployed November 2016 328 thousands 1 %
Unemployed (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2016 360 thousands
Unemployment rate November 2016 6.2 % 0 %-unit
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2016 6.8 %
Employed November 2016 4 947 thousands 1.5 %
Employed  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2016 4 941 thousands
Employment rate November 2016 67.3 % 0.4 %-unit
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) November 2016 67.2 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector October 2016 38 970 SEK 0.4 % 1.9 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector October 2016 163.7 SEK 0.9 % 2.2 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 3rd quarter 2016 2.8 % compared to same quarter previous year
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 3rd quarter 2016 0.5 compared to previous quarter
Population
Population November 2016 9 981 799 0.14 % 1.38 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate December 2016 1.7 % Compared to same period previous year
Consumer Price Index December 2016 319.68 Index 1980=100 0.5 % 1.7 %
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) December 2016 102.28 Index 2015=100 0.5 % 1.7 %
CPI-CT December 2016 306.59 Index 1980=100 0.5 % 1.6 %
CPIF December 2016 208.82 Index 1987=100 0.5 % 1.9 %
Producer Price Index November 2016 116.7 Index 2005=100 1.3 % 3.6 %
Import Price Index November 2016 109.8 Index 2005=100 1 % 3 %
Export Price Index November 2016 112.3 Index 2005=100 1.5 % 3.9 %
Producer Price Index, home sales November 2016 121.6 Index 2005=100 1.1 % 3.4 %
Price Index for domestic supply November 2016 115.6 Index 2005=100 1 % 3.2 %
Tjänsteprisindex quarter 3 2016 115.3 Index 2005=100 0.3 %
Trade in goods and services
Index of Service Production November 2016 122 Index 2010=100 0.4 % 3.7 %
Net Trade of Goods November 2016 -1.1 SEK billion
Imports of Goods November 2016 114.5 SEK billion 8.5 %
Exports of Goods November 2016 113.4 SEK billion 13.1 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars December 2016 37 851 Number of passenger cars 10.4 %