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Living Conditions Surveys (ULF/SILC)

Upcoming publishing: 2020-04-21

The statistics describe various aspects of living conditions for different groups of the population aged 16 and older: housing, economy, health, leisure, civic activities, social relationships, employment and working environment, security and safety.

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Living Conditions Survey (ULF/SILC)


Two percent of the population in Sweden lives in conditions of severe material deprivation according to the EU definition; the EU average is six percent. Unemployed persons live in conditions of severe material deprivation to a greater extent than employed persons. Material deprivation is also more common among foreign born persons than among Swedish born persons.

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Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Work environment 1980-2017 English Report 2018-12-17
Threats, violence and worry 1980–2017 English Report 2018-05-31
Living Conditions 1980–2016 – selected indicators English Report 2018-03-02
Leisure 2014–2015 English Report 2017-01-25
Health 2012–2013 English Rapport 2015-05-22
Changes in the Life Conditions Survey 2006–2008 – A Study in the Comparability of Welfare Indicators over time English Rapport 2010-10-01
Alternative modes of data collection in ULF, phase 2 – A comparison between two different modes of data collection English Rapport 2010-01-18

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