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Population statistics

Official statistics of Sweden

Upcoming publishing: 2023-04-12

Population statistics show population size and population changes, such as the number of births, deaths, and immigration and emigration and are available by county, municipality, sex, age, civil status, country of birth and country of citizenship. The statistics are based on data on registered persons that the Swedish Tax Agency supplies to Statistics Sweden.

Key figures for Sweden



Reference period: January 2023

0.6 %

compared with the same period previous year

Statistical news

Single-person households without children the most common


The number of households in Sweden at the end of 2022 was 4 883 800. In 2022, the number of households increased by 52 000, or 1.1 percent. The relative increase in households was greater than Sweden's population growth, which means that the average household size decreased somewhat from 2.16 persons in 2021 to 2.15 persons in 2022.

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Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Together – integration in Swedish society Swedish Rapport 2005-04-25

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