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    Retail trade increased in October

    The retail trade sales volume increased by 5.0 percent in October compared with the same month last year. Retail sales for consumables increased by 1.6 percent while retail sales for durables increased by 7.7 percent. The information is working day adjusted.

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    Growth rate for household loans unchanged

    In October, household loans from monetary financial institutions (MFIs) had an annual growth rate of 7.2, which means the rate was unchanged compared with September (revised). Households’ loans from MFIs amounted to a total of SEK 3 262 billion. This is an increase of 224 billion compared to the corresponding month last year.

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    Imports increased faster than exports of goods in volume

    Exports of goods from Sweden increased by 3.8 percent in volume (value in constant prices) during the third quarter of 2015 compared to the third quarter of 2014. At the same time, imports of goods to Sweden increased by 5.0 percent.

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    Net trade balance at SEK -0.9 billion in October

    In October 2015 Swedish exports of goods amounted to SEK 103.1 billion, while imports of goods amounted to SEK 104.0 billion. As a result, the net trade balance was SEK -0.9 billion.

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  • Statistics Sweden resumes democracy initiative in Somalia

    Statistics Sweden has begun a cooperation project to develop the capacity to produce, analyse and communicate statistics in and for Somalia. 

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    new dwellings, which corresponds to the dwelling stock in Stockholm Municipality, would be needed to be built during the period 2015-2020, according to the latest forecast from the National Board of Housing, Building and Planning.

  • Questions and answers about immigration

    Many people are currently seeking asylum in Sweden. At Statistics Sweden we have received a number of questions about how this affects the statistics of the population in Sweden. That is why we present frequently asked questions and answers about the Population Statistics.

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