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Key figures of Sweden

Value Change from
Previous period Corresponding period previous year
Balance of payments and international investment position
Current Account 1st quarter 2020 80.6
Financial Account 1st quarter 2020 85.2
International Investment Position 1st quarter 2020 789.1
Business activities
Utgifter för hård- och mjukvara 2018 61 516
Utgifter för mjukvara 2018 37 687
Expenses on IT-services 2018 69 004
Utgifter för leasing av it-utrustning 2018 6 288
Utgifter för it-tjänster från extern leverantör 2018 49 413
Utgifter för interna it-tjänster 2018 19 591
Production value index May 2020 102.6 -0.4 % -10.0 %
New orders in industry May 2020 89.9 4.5 % -18.4 %
Education and research
Företag inom koncern - andel med innovationsverksamhet 2018 59 %
Företag utom koncern - andel med innovationsverksamhet 2018 47 %
Företagens totala innovationsutgifter 2018 35 616
Financial markets
Growth rate, lending to households May 2020 5.1 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations May 2020 5.6 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans May 2020 1.54 %
Housing, construction and building
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 1st quarter 2020 811 2 % 5 %
Labour market
Labour force rate May 2020 73.3 % 0.8 %-unit
Unemployment rate May 2020 9.0 % 1.9 %-unit
Employment rate May 2020 66.7 % -0.7 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) May 2020 72.9 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) May 2020 8.0 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) May 2020 67.0 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector April 2020 42 560 -0.1 % 1.8 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector April 2020 175.60 0.5 % 1.0 %
Living conditions
Internetaccess at home 2019 95 %
Used the internet several times during the day 2019 84 %
Bought food or groceries online 2019 19 %
Received fradulent messages (Phishing) 2019 37 %
Due to security concerns prevented to provide personal information on social networks 2019 35 %
Instant messaged online 2019 67 %
National Accounts
GDP, change in volume (seasonally adjusted) 1st quarter 2020 compared with the previous period 1 243 367 mnkr 0.1 % 0.4 %
National Accounts, GDP 2019 5 020 803
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2019 5 147 496
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 1st quarter 2020 compared with the same period previous year 1 243 367 mnkr 0.1 % 0.4 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2019 488
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2019 501
Population
Population May 2020 10 348 730 0.02 % 0.7 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF May 2020 compared with the same period previous year 218.9 0.6 % 0.0 %
Inflation rate according to CPI May 2020 compared with the same period previous year 334.9 0.6 % 0.0 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) May 2020 334.91 0.6 % 0.0 %
Producer Price Index May 2020 110.1 -0.9 % -3.8 %
Import Price Index May 2020 108.9 -0.8 % -5.7 %
Export Price Index May 2020 111.7 -1.3 % -4.0 %
Producer Price Index, home sales May 2020 108.5 -0.5 % -3.7 %
Price Index for domestic supply May 2020 108.8 -0.6 % -4.7 %
Service Producer Price Index 1st quarter 2020 106.5 0.3 % 2.3 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change May 2020 0.5 % 2.4 % 1.9 %
Retail trade index, yearly change May 2020 2.4 % 1.9 % 0.5 %
Net Trade of Goods May 2020 2.4
Imports of Goods May 2020 99.1 -24.1 %
Exports of Goods May 2020 101.5 -25.8 %
Tjänstehandelsnetto quarter 1 2020 -3 836
Export av tjänster quarter 1 2020 164 348 654 kronor 0.4 %
Import av tjänster quarter 1 2020 168 184 776 kronor 0.5 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars June 2020 26 058 -21.3 %