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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 August 2018 110.3 index 0.3 % 2.3 %
New orders in industry August 2018 107.6 index -4.9 % 2.0 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households August 2018 6.1 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations August 2018 7.2 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans August 2018 1.46 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 2nd quarter 2018 766 -1 % 0 %
Labour market
Labour force rate September 2018 72.9 % 0.3 %-unit
Unemployment rate September 2018 6.0 % -0.2 %-unit
Employment rate September 2018 68.5 % 0.4 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2018 73.3 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2018 6.5 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2018 68.5 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector July 2018 40 530 -0.2 % 2.5 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector July 2018 167.60 -1.9 % 2.0 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 2nd quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 208 637 mnkr 0.8 % 2.5 %
National Accounts, GDP 2017 4 578 899
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2017 4 643 749
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 2nd quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 208 637 mnkr 0.8 % 2.5 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2017 455 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2017 462 0 % 0 %
Population
Population August 2018 10 196 177 0.12 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF September 2018 compared with the same period previous year 216.8 0.5 % 2.5 %
Inflation rate according to CPI September 2018 compared with the same period previous year 331.1 0.5 % 2.3 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) September 2018 331.14 0.5 % 2.3 %
Producer Price Index August 2018 112.5 0.0 % 9.3 %
Import Price Index August 2018 114.0 -0.4 % 12.3 %
Export Price Index August 2018 113.9 0.1 % 12.0 %
Producer Price Index, home sales August 2018 111.1 0.0 % 6.9 %
Price Index for domestic supply August 2018 112.7 -0.2 % 9.6 %
Service Producer Price Index 2nd quarter 2018 102.9 0.4 % 0.7 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change August 2018 0.8 % 2.0 % 1.5 %
Retail trade index, yearly change August 2018 2.0 % 1.5 % 0.8 %
Net Trade of Goods August 2018 -5.3
Imports of Goods August 2018 118.8 12.3 %
Exports of Goods August 2018 113.5 14.5 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars September 2018 19 886 -38.9 %