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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 April 2019 114.9 index 0.6 % 4.2 %
New orders in industry April 2019 108.6 index 9.3 % 0.1 %
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households April 2019 5.0 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations April 2019 6.1 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans April 2019 1.53 %
Housing, construction and building
Started dwellings under new construction 2017 64 000 8 %
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 1st quarter 2019 773 1 % 0 %
Labour market
Labour force rate April 2019 73.0 % 0.4 %-unit
Unemployment rate April 2019 6.2 % -0.6 %-unit
Employment rate April 2019 68.5 % 0.8 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2019 73.5 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2019 6.2 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2019 68.9 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector March 2019 41 280 0.2 % 2.5 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector March 2019 171.30 0.0 % 2.0 %
Living conditions
Internetaccess at home 2018 93 %
Applied for a loan or credit online 2018 15 %
Participated in social networks 2018 66 %
Boughth medicine online 2018 20 %
Taken an online course 2018 31 %
Listened to music online 2018 65 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 1st quarter 2019 compared with the previous period 1 204 480 mnkr 0.6 % 2.1 %
National Accounts, GDP 2018 4 789 853
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2018 4 865 480
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 1st quarter 2019 compared with the same period previous year 1 204 480 mnkr 0.6 % 2.1 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2018 471 0 % 0 %
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2018 478 0 % 0 %
Population
Population April 2019 10 263 568 0.06 % 1.1 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF May 2019 compared with the same period previous year 218.9 0.3 % 2.1 %
Inflation rate according to CPI May 2019 compared with the same period previous year 335.0 0.3 % 2.2 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) May 2019 334.95 0.3 % 2.2 %
Producer Price Index April 2019 114.5 -0.7 % 4.9 %
Import Price Index April 2019 115.0 0.0 % 5.2 %
Export Price Index April 2019 115.9 -0.7 % 5.8 %
Producer Price Index, home sales April 2019 113.0 -0.9 % 4.1 %
Price Index for domestic supply April 2019 114.1 -0.4 % 4.7 %
Service Producer Price Index 1st quarter 2019 104.1 0.3 % 1.6 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change April 2019 1.9 % 3.9 % 2.6 %
Retail trade index, yearly change April 2019 3.9 % 2.6 % 1.9 %
Net Trade of Goods April 2019 1.4
Imports of Goods April 2019 126.6 2.3 %
Exports of Goods April 2019 128.0 9.6 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars May 2019 33 250 -15.7 %