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    New cars increased by 11.6 percent

    During June 2015 a total of 34 414 passenger cars were newly registered, an increase of 11.6 percent compared to June last year. This is according to Transport Analysis monthly official statistics on newly registered vehicles.

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    Labour costs increased in April

    The Labour Cost Index (AKI) for the private sector in April 2015 was 117.7 for wage-earners and 120.3 for salaried employees. Compared to April 2014, labour costs have increased by 2.0 percent for wage-earners and 3.2 percent for salaried employees.

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    Continued growth for households' loans

    The annual growth rate for lending to households from monetary financial institutions (MFIs) was 6.6 percent in May, which is 0.1 percentage points higher than in April. It is mainly housing loans which contribute to the increased growth rate. The annual growth rate for housing loans increased by 0.2 percentage points and was 7.1 percent in May.

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    Retail trade increased in May

    The retail trade sales volume increased by 3.9 percent in May compared to the same month last year. Retail sales for consumables decreased by 0.4 percent while retail sales for durables increased by 7.3 percent. The information is working day adjusted.

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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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