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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 February 2019 112.5 index 0.0 % 1.2 %
New orders in industry February 2019 105.1 index -2.0 % -2.8 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households February 2019 5.3 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations February 2019 6.2 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans February 2019 1.58 %
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 March 2019 73.2 % 0.8 %-unit
Unemployment rate March 2019 7.1 % 0.6 %-unit
Employment rate March 2019 68.0 % 0.3 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) March 2019 73.5 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) March 2019 6.3 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) March 2019 68.9 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector December 2018 41 150 0.1 % 2.8 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector December 2018 172.30 1.0 % 2.3 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 4th quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 238 950 mnkr 1.2 % 2.4 %
National Accounts, GDP 2018 4 790 748
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2018 4 868 255
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 4th quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 238 950 mnkr 1.2 % 2.4 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2018 471 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2018 478 0 % 0 %
Population
Population February 2019 10 246 901 0.05 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF March 2019 compared with the same period previous year 217.0 0.2 % 1.8 %
Inflation rate according to CPI March 2019 compared with the same period previous year 331.8 0.2 % 1.9 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) March 2019 331.79 0.2 % 1.9 %
Producer Price Index February 2019 113.9 0.2 % 6.3 %
Import Price Index February 2019 112.4 0.9 % 6.4 %
Export Price Index February 2019 114.1 0.6 % 7.6 %
Producer Price Index, home sales February 2019 113.7 -0.1 % 4.9 %
Price Index for domestic supply February 2019 113.1 0.4 % 5.7 %
Service Producer Price Index 4th quarter 2018 103.8 0.2 % 1.7 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change February 2019 0.2 % 3.0 % 2.3 %
Retail trade index, yearly change February 2019 3.0 % 2.3 % 0.2 %
Net Trade of Goods February 2019 5.0
Imports of Goods February 2019 117.7 6.3 %
Exports of Goods February 2019 122.7 13.3 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars March 2019 31 079 -18.1 %