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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Business activities
Expenses on IT-services 2016 65 166
Production value index March 2018 111.0 index 0.0 % 3.7 %
New orders in industry March 2018 106.3 index -1.7 % -1.9 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households March 2018 6.9 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations March 2018 6.2 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans March 2018 1.56 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 1st quarter 2018 777 -1 % 5 %
Labour market
Labour force rate April 2018 72.6 % 0.2 %-unit
Unemployment rate April 2018 6.8 % -0.4 %-unit
Employment rate April 2018 67.7 % 0.5 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2018 72.9 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2018 6.1 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2018 68.4 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector February 2018 40 160 -0.2 % 2.4 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector February 2018 168.10 0.0 % 2.4 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 4th quarter 2017 compared with the previous period 1 195 930 mnkr 0.9 % 3.3 %
National Accounts, GDP 2017 4 604 205
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2017 4 670 713
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 4th quarter 2017 compared with the same period previous year 1 195 930 mnkr 0.9 % 3.3 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2017 458 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2017 464 0 % 0 %
Population
Population March 2018 10 142 686 0.07 % 1.2 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF April 2018 compared with the same period previous year 214.0 0.4 % 1.9 %
Inflation rate according to CPI April 2018 compared with the same period previous year 327.1 0.4 % 1.7 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) April 2018 327.10 0.4 % 1.7 %
Producer Price Index March 2018 108.5 1.2 % 4.0 %
Import Price Index March 2018 107.3 1.6 % 5.0 %
Export Price Index March 2018 107.7 1.6 % 4.2 %
Producer Price Index, home sales March 2018 109.2 0.7 % 4.0 %
Price Index for domestic supply March 2018 108.3 1.2 % 4.5 %
Service Producer Price Index 1st quarter 2018 102.5 0.4 % 0.8 %
Trade in goods and services
Index of Service Production March 2018 1.2 % 2.9 % 1.5 %
Index of Service Production March 2018 2.9 % 1.5 % 1.2 %
Net Trade of Goods March 2018 2.6
Imports of Goods March 2018 119.5 -0.1 %
Exports of Goods March 2018 122.1 2.5 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars April 2018 35 601 antal bilar 11.8 %