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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 October 2018 112.7 index 1.1 % 4.6 %
New orders in industry October 2018 109.7 index 1.0 % 3.1 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households October 2018 5.8 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations October 2018 7.7 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans October 2018 1.47 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 3rd quarter 2018 771 1 % -1 %
Labour market
Labour force rate October 2018 72.9 % 0.5 %-unit
Unemployment rate October 2018 5.5 % -0.8 %-unit
Employment rate October 2018 68.9 % 1.0 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) October 2018 73.3 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) October 2018 6.3 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) October 2018 68.7 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector September 2018 40 830 0.7 % 2.6 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector September 2018 169.20 2.0 % 2.2 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 3rd quarter 2018 compared with the previous period 1 090 899 mnkr -0.2 % 1.6 %
National Accounts, GDP 2017 4 578 833
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2017 4 648 723
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 3rd quarter 2018 compared with the same period previous year 1 090 899 mnkr -0.2 % 1.6 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2017 455 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2017 462 0 % 0 %
Population
Population October 2018 10 215 250 0.06 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF October 2018 compared with the same period previous year 216.6 -0.1 % 2.4 %
Inflation rate according to CPI October 2018 compared with the same period previous year 330.7 -0.1 % 2.3 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) October 2018 330.72 -0.1 % 2.3 %
Producer Price Index October 2018 113.5 -0.3 % 9.5 %
Import Price Index October 2018 116.4 -0.8 % 14.1 %
Export Price Index October 2018 114.9 -0.8 % 12.5 %
Producer Price Index, home sales October 2018 112.1 0.3 % 6.8 %
Price Index for domestic supply October 2018 114.4 -0.3 % 10.5 %
Service Producer Price Index 3rd quarter 2018 103.6 0.7 % 1.5 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change October 2018 -1.1 % -0.1 % 1.4 %
Retail trade index, yearly change October 2018 -0.1 % 1.4 % -1.1 %
Net Trade of Goods October 2018 -8.4
Imports of Goods October 2018 143.6 21.7 %
Exports of Goods October 2018 135.2 16.1 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars November 2018 26 357 -20.6 %