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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 2nd quarter 2020 63.2
Financial Account 2nd quarter 2020 86.6
International Investment Position 2nd quarter 2020 873.4
Business activities
Utgifter för hård- och mjukvara 2019 72 365
Utgifter för mjukvara 2019 48 220
Expenses on IT-services 2019 69 004 73880 %
Utgifter för leasing av it-utrustning 2019 6 561
Utgifter för it-tjänster från extern leverantör 2019 50 820
Utgifter för interna it-tjänster 2019 23 060
Production value index August 2020 109.9 1.2 % -3.9 %
New orders in industry August 2020 106.3 5.6 % 0.0 %
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 August 2020 5.2 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations August 2020 4.9 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans August 2020 1.50 %
Housing, construction and building
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 2nd quarter 2020 826 2 % 6 %
Labour market
Labour force rate September 2020 72.8 % -0.3 %-unit
Unemployment rate September 2020 8.3 % 2.3 %-unit
Employment rate September 2020 66.8 % -1.9 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2020 73.4 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2020 9.2 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) September 2020 66.7 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector July 2020 42 670 0.1 % 1.9 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector July 2020 174.60 -1.6 % 1.5 %
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) 2nd quarter 2020 compared with the previous period 1 203 399 mnkr -8.3 % -7.7 %
National Accounts, GDP 2019 5 021 285
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI 2019 5 147 592
GDP, change in volume (working-day adjusted) 2nd quarter 2020 compared with the same period previous year 1 203 399 mnkr -8.3 % -7.7 %
National Accounts, GDP, per capita 2019 488
National Accounts, Gross National Income, GNI, per capita 2019 501
Population
Population August 2020 10 367 232 0.07 % 0.6 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF September 2020 compared with the same period previous year 220.5 0.1 % 0.3 %
Inflation rate according to CPI September 2020 compared with the same period previous year 337.3 0.1 % 0.4 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) September 2020 337.27 0.1 % 0.4 %
Producer Price Index September 2020 109.3 0.4 % -4.2 %
Import Price Index September 2020 105.6 -1.1 % -8.7 %
Export Price Index September 2020 108.1 0.5 % -6.6 %
Producer Price Index, home sales September 2020 110.4 0.2 % -1.8 %
Price Index for domestic supply September 2020 107.9 -0.6 % -5.4 %
Service Producer Price Index 2nd quarter 2020 106.2 -0.3 % 0.7 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change August 2020 -0.3 % 3.0 % 2.2 %
Retail trade index, yearly change August 2020 3.0 % 2.2 % -0.3 %
Net Trade of Goods August 2020 -1.6
Imports of Goods August 2020 105.6 -11.3 %
Exports of Goods August 2020 104.0 -8.5 %
Tjänstehandelsnetto quarter 2 2020 -806
Export av tjänster quarter 2 2020 143 483 -29693 kronor -17.1 %
Import av tjänster quarter 2 2020 144 290 -31963 kronor -18.1 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars September 2020 29 791 7.4 %