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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Business activities
Expenses on IT-services 2017 76 418
Utgifter för hård- och mjukvara 2017 65 194
Utgifter för mjukvara 2017 40 021
Production value index December 2018 113.5 index 0.9 % 4.6 %
New orders in industry December 2018 110.7 index 3.1 % 2.4 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households December 2018 5.5 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations December 2018 6.2 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans December 2018 1.49 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 4th quarter 2018 770 0 % -2 %
Labour market
Labour force rate January 2019 72.3 % 0.5 %-unit
Unemployment rate January 2019 6.5 % -0.5 %-unit
Employment rate January 2019 67.6 % 0.8 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) January 2019 73.5 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) January 2019 6.2 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) January 2019 68.9 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector November 2018 41 080 0.3 % 2.9 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector November 2018 170.60 0.0 % 2.1 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 3rd quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 090 899 mnkr -0.2 % 1.6 %
National Accounts, GDP 2017 4 578 833
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2017 4 648 723
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 3rd quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 090 899 mnkr -0.2 % 1.6 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2017 455 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2017 462 0 % 0 %
Population
Population November 2018 10 223 505 0.06 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF December 2018 compared with the same period previous year 217.4 0.4 % 2.2 %
Inflation rate according to CPI December 2018 compared with the same period previous year 331.9 0.4 % 2.0 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) December 2018 331.87 0.4 % 2.0 %
Producer Price Index December 2018 112.8 -0.6 % 5.6 %
Import Price Index December 2018 111.0 -2.4 % 4.2 %
Export Price Index December 2018 112.6 -1.3 % 6.0 %
Producer Price Index, home sales December 2018 112.9 -0.1 % 5.1 %
Price Index for domestic supply December 2018 112.0 -1.2 % 4.8 %
Service Producer Price Index 4th quarter 2018 103.8 0.2 % 1.7 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change December 2018 -1.4 % -1.1 % 1.2 %
Retail trade index, yearly change December 2018 -1.1 % 1.2 % -1.4 %
Net Trade of Goods December 2018 -4.7
Imports of Goods December 2018 115.3 1.9 %
Exports of Goods December 2018 110.6 1.4 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars January 2019 21 117 -11.3 %