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    Sales of tenant-owned flats equalled SEK 218 billion

    In 2015, 108 000 tenant-owned flats were sold for a total value of SEK 218 billion. The average price for a tenant-owned flat increased by 17 percent, from SEK 1.7 million in 2014 to SEK 2 million in 2015.

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    Labour costs increased in March

    The Labour Cost Index (AKI) for the private sector in April 2016 was 120.6 for wage-earners and 123.7 for salaried employees. Compared to April 2015, labour costs have increased by 2.5 percent for wage-earners and 2.8 percent for salaried employees.

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    The percentage of mothers with one child increases

    The share of mothers who have only one child over their lifetime has increased in Sweden. The percentage of mothers with one child varies depending on the level of education, age difference between the mother and father, type of municipality and country of birth of the mother.

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    Increased demand for household loans

    In May the annual growth rate rose by 0.1 percentage points compared to April. This implies that households' loans from monetary financial institutions (MFIs) had an annual growth rate of 7.8 percent. Households' loans from MFIs amounted to a total of SEK 3 396 billion in May. This is an increase of SEK 27 billion compared to the previous month and SEK 243 billion compared to the corresponding month last year.

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  • New method produces more current environmental accounts

    On 29 April the environmental accounts at Statistics Sweden will publish statistics on emissions to air for 2015. 

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    hectares. Was the amount of winter rape that was was sown in autumn 2015. Compared to the five year average, this is an increase of 11 percent. More than half of the winter rape area is in Skåne, where blooming has just begun.

  • European GDP flash within 30 days 

    On 29 April  the European statistical office Eurostat will for the first time publish a preliminary estimate of GDP within 30 days after the end of the quarter. 

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