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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Business activities
New orders in industry December 2016 100 Index 2010=100 -0.5 % 4.7 %
Industrial production index December 2016 96.4 Index 2010=100 -1.8 % -0.9 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households December 2016 7.2 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations December 2016 5.1 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans December 2016 1.57 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2016 63 100 34 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 4th quarter 2016 726 Index 1981=100 0 % 6 %
Labour market
Labour force rate January 2017 71.4 % 0.4 %-unit
Unemployment rate January 2017 7.3 % -0.2 %-unit
Employment rate January 2017 66.2 % 0.5 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) January 2017 72.2 thousands
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) January 2017 6.9 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) January 2017 67.3 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector November 2016 39 110 SEK 0.2 % 2.2 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector November 2016 164.2 SEK 0.3 % 2.2 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 3rd quarter 2016 compared with the same period previous year 2.8 % compared to same quarter previous year 0.5 % 2.8 %
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 3rd quarter 2016 compared with the previous period 0.5 compared to previous quarter 0.5 % 2.8 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2015 4 245 150 SEK millions, current prices
National Accounts, GDP 2015 4 181 103 SEK millions, current prices
Population
Population December 2016 9 995 153 0.12 % 1.46 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate January 2017 1.4 % Compared to same period previous year
Consumer Price Index January 2017 317.5 Index 1980=100 -0.7 % 1.4 %
Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) January 2017 101.5 Index 2015=100 -0.8 % 1.5 %
CPI-CT January 2017 303.99 Index 1980=100 -0.8 % 1.4 %
CPIF January 2017 207.38 Index 1987=100 -0.7 % 1.6 %
Producer Price Index December 2016 119.1 Index 2005=100 2.1 % 6.5 %
Import Price Index December 2016 113.5 Index 2005=100 3.4 % 7.8 %
Export Price Index December 2016 115.1 Index 2005=100 2.5 % 8.1 %
Producer Price Index, home sales December 2016 123.4 Index 2005=100 1.5 % 4.8 %
Price Index for domestic supply December 2016 118.4 Index 2005=100 2.4 % 6.3 %
Tjänsteprisindex quarter 4 2016 115.9 Index 2005=100 0.5 % 0.9 %
Trade in goods and services
Index of Service Production December 2016 123.7 Index 2010=100 1.2 % 4.1 %
Retail Trade December 2016 117.6 Index 2010=100 -2.9 % 0.6 %
Net Trade of Goods December 2016 1 SEK billion
Imports of Goods December 2016 108.3 SEK billion 14.8 %
Exports of Goods December 2016 109.3 SEK billion 11.2 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars January 2017 24 039 Number of passenger cars 7.4 %