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    Retail trade increased in June

    The retail trade sales volume increased by 3.8 percent in June compared with the same month last year. Retail sales for consumables decreased by 1.3 percent while retail sales for durables increased by 7.9 percent. The information is working day adjusted.

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    Increasing growth rate for loans to households

    Loans from Monetary Financial Institutions (MFIs) to households increased at an annual rate of 6.9 percent in June. This represents an increase in the growth rate compared with May when it was 6.7 percent (revised). Housing loans, which constitute the largest part of household loans, showed a growth rate of 7.4 percent. This is an increase of 0.3 percentage point compared with May 2015.

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    Net trade surplus at SEK 8.4 billion in June

    In June 2015 Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 108.9 billion, while imports of goods amounted to SEK 100.5 billion. As a result, the net trade balance was SEK 8.4 billion.

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    Decrease in the number of unemployed young persons

    In June 2015, 4 903 000 persons aged 15–74 were employed, not seasonally adjusted. The number of unemployed persons was 456 000, a decrease of 37 000 compared with June 2014, and the unemployment rate was 8.5 percent, a decrease of 0.7 percentage point. The number of hours worked averaged 157.0 million per week. Smoothed and seasonally adjusted data shows an increase in the number of employed persons and an unemployment rate of 7.6 percent.

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    percent of the population were members in a political party last year. The corresponding figure 30 years ago was 15 percent.

  • Praise from Ministry of Finance

    On 18 May the annual goals and results dialogue was held between Statistics Sweden and the Ministry of Finance. At the meeting, State Secretary Annelie Roswall Ljunggren expressed that Statistics Sweden is a well-run government agency. 


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