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Statistical news

  • 17
    Friday 2017-11-17| Demografisk analys

    Interval between births is shorter today than it was in the 1970s

    The median interval between the birth of the first and second child is currently three years in Sweden, a decline compared to an interval of almost four years during the mid-1970s. The length of the interval between births differs by levels of education, age of the mother, as well as between native- and foreign-born women.

  • 17
    Friday 2017-11-17| Emitterade värdepapper

    Increased liability in SEK

    At the end of October, the Swedish liability in interest-bearing securities amounted to SEK 7 719 billion, which is an increase of SEK 158 billion compared with the end of September. The short-term liability increased with SEK 95 billion while the value of the long-term liability increased by SEK 63 billion, mostly due to bonds issued in SEK.

  • 17
    Friday 2017-11-17| Nybyggnad av bostäder

    40 000 new dwellings in multi-dwelling buildings

    According to preliminary figures, the construction of roughly 49 800 dwellings began during the first three quarters of 2017. This is an increase of 11 percent compared with the same period in 2016, when the construction of 45 016 dwellings started.

  • 16
    Thursday 2017-11-16| Labour Force Surveys (LFS)

    The number of employed persons continued to increase

    In October 2017, there were 5 041 000 employed persons aged 15–74, not seasonally adjusted. This was an increase of 111 000 persons compared with October 2016. There were 337 000 unemployed persons and the unemployment rate was 6.3 percent. The number of hours worked averaged 172.1 million per week. Smoothed and seasonally adjusted data shows an increase in the number of employed persons and small changes in the unemployment rate, which was 6.7 percent.

  • 15
    Wednesday 2017-11-15| Construction cost index for buildings (CCI) (input price index)

    Construction costs increased by 2.7 per cent on an annual basis

    Construction cost index for multi-dwelling buildings rose by 0.2 percent between September and October 2017. Factor prices increased by 2.7 percent on an annual basis.

  • 15
    Wednesday 2017-11-15| Production of cereals, dried pulses and oil-seeds

    Parts of this year's harvest were left on the fields

    The total grain harvest for this year is estimated at just over 5.9 million tonnes. That is 9 percent more than last year and 8 percent more than the average for the last five years. If crops were harvested before the autumn rains, yield levels were often relatively high. But more than 2 percent of the cereal crop area was unharvested, with wide regional variations. The summer drought also reduced the yields in many areas.

  • 15
    Wednesday 2017-11-15| Industrial inventories

    Business inventories increased in the third quarter of 2017

    Swedish business inventories increased by SEK 4.6 billion in constant prices in the third quarter. This development corresponds to an increase of 0.9 percent in volume.

  • 15
    Wednesday 2017-11-15| Industrial capacity utilisation

    Increased capacity utilisation in industry

    Capacity utilisation in industry increased by 0.2 percentage points in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the second quarter of 2017 in seasonally adjusted figures.

  • 14
    Tuesday 2017-11-14| Consumer Price Index (CPI)

    Inflation rate according to CPIF at 1.8 percent

    The inflation rate according to the CPI with a fixed interest rate (CPIF) was 1.8 percent in October 2017, down from 2.3 percent in September. The CPIF decreased by 0.1 percent from September to October 2017. In the corresponding period last year, the CPIF rose by 0.4 percent. The inflation rate according to the CPI was 1.7 percent in October 2017.

  • 10
    Friday 2017-11-10| Producer and import price index

    Service prices decreased during third quarter

    The Service Producer Price Index decreased 0.1 percent between the second and the third quarter 2017. The corresponding change in the previous quarter was an increase by 0.5 percent. Since the third quarter 2016, the Service Producer Price Index has increased 1.7 percent, which means that SPPI is still on the highest annual rate since second quarter 2012, as the corresponding annual rate for the previous quarter was an upturn of 1.7 percent as well.

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