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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Balance of payments and international investment position
Current Account 2nd quarter 2020 63.2
Financial Account 2nd quarter 2020 86.6
International Investment Position 2nd quarter 2020 873.4
Business activities
Utgifter för hård- och mjukvara 2018 61 516
Utgifter för mjukvara 2018 37 687
Expenses on IT-services 2018 69 004
Utgifter för leasing av it-utrustning 2018 6 288
Utgifter för it-tjänster från extern leverantör 2018 49 413
Utgifter för interna it-tjänster 2018 19 591
Production value index July 2020 108.9 3.2 % -4.1 %
New orders in industry July 2020 100.3 5.5 % -6.4 %
Education and research
Företag inom koncern - andel med innovationsverksamhet 2018 59 %
Företag utom koncern - andel med innovationsverksamhet 2018 47 %
Företagens totala innovationsutgifter 2018 35 616
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households August 2020 5.2 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations August 2020 4.9 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans August 2020 1.50 %
Housing, construction and building
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 2nd quarter 2020 826 2 % 6 %
Labour market
Labour force rate August 2020 74.4 % 0.6 %-unit
Unemployment rate August 2020 8.8 % 1.9 %-unit
Employment rate August 2020 67.9 % -0.9 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) August 2020 73.3 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) August 2020 9.3 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) August 2020 66.5 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector June 2020 42 620 -0.1 % 1.7 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector June 2020 177.60 -0.1 % 1.4 %
Living conditions
Internetaccess at home 2019 95 %
Used the internet several times during the day 2019 84 %
Bought food or groceries online 2019 19 %
Received fradulent messages (Phishing) 2019 37 %
Due to security concerns prevented to provide personal information on social networks 2019 35 %
Instant messaged online 2019 67 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 2nd quarter 2020 compared with the previous period 1 203 399 mnkr -8.3 % -7.7 %
National Accounts, GDP 2019 5 021 285
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2019 5 147 592
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 2nd quarter 2020 compared with the same period previous year 1 203 399 mnkr -8.3 % -7.7 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2019 488
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2019 501
Population
Population July 2020 10 358 538 0.05 % 0.6 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF August 2020 compared with the same period previous year 220.3 -0.1 % 0.7 %
Inflation rate according to CPI August 2020 compared with the same period previous year 337.1 -0.1 % 0.8 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) August 2020 337.07 -0.1 % 0.8 %
Producer Price Index August 2020 108.9 -0.2 % -4.6 %
Import Price Index August 2020 106.8 -1.4 % -6.2 %
Export Price Index August 2020 107.6 -1.5 % -6.8 %
Producer Price Index, home sales August 2020 110.2 1.2 % -2.2 %
Price Index for domestic supply August 2020 108.5 -0.1 % -4.3 %
Service Producer Price Index 2nd quarter 2020 106.2 -0.3 % 0.7 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change July 2020 0.7 % 3.9 % 2.1 %
Retail trade index, yearly change July 2020 3.9 % 2.1 % 0.7 %
Net Trade of Goods July 2020 2.9
Imports of Goods July 2020 100.9 -15.4 %
Exports of Goods July 2020 103.8 -13.2 %
Tjänstehandelsnetto quarter 2 2020 -806
Export av tjänster quarter 2 2020 143 483 -29693 kronor -17.1 %
Import av tjänster quarter 2 2020 144 290 -31963 kronor -18.1 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars August 2020 26 545 -12.9 %