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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 4th quarter 2019 38.8
Financial Account 4th quarter 2019 108.9
International Investment Position 4th quarter 2019 1 050.3
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 March 2020 112.0 -1.8 % -2.2 %
New orders in industry March 2020 99.8 -9.6 % -2.0 %
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 April 2020 5.2 %
Growth rate, lending to non-financial corporations April 2020 5.8 %
Average interest rate for households' housing loans April 2020 1.55 %
Housing, construction and building
Real Estate Price Index, quarter, preliminary values 1st quarter 2020 811 2 % 5 %
Labour market
Labour force rate April 2020 72.4 % -0.6 %-unit
Unemployment rate April 2020 8.2 % 1.4 %-unit
Employment rate April 2020 66.4 % -1.7 %-unit
Labour force rate (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2020 72.7 %
Unemployment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2020 7.9 %
Employment rate  (smoothed and seasonally adjusted) April 2020 67.0 %
Monthly salary of non-manual workers in the private sector March 2020 42 590 0.1 % 2.9 %
Hourly earnings of manual workers in the private sector March 2020 174.70 -0.3 % 2.1 %
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 March 2020 10 343 403 0.02 % 0.8 %
Prices and Consumption
Inflation rate according to CPIF April 2020 compared with the same period previous year 217.6 -0.3 % -0.4 %
Inflation rate according to CPI April 2020 compared with the same period previous year 332.9 -0.3 % -0.4 %
Consumer Price Index (CPI) April 2020 332.90 -0.3 % -0.4 %
Producer Price Index April 2020 111.1 0.0 % -3.0 %
Import Price Index April 2020 109.8 0.7 % -4.5 %
Export Price Index April 2020 113.2 2.0 % -2.3 %
Producer Price Index, home sales April 2020 109.0 -1.9 % -3.5 %
Price Index for domestic supply April 2020 109.5 -0.5 % -4.0 %
Service Producer Price Index 1st quarter 2020 106.5 0.3 % 2.3 %
Trade in goods and services
Retail trade index, monthly change April 2020 0.2 % -1.3 % 1.9 %
Retail trade index, yearly change April 2020 -1.3 % 1.9 % 0.2 %
Net Trade of Goods April 2020 7.6
Imports of Goods April 2020 99.1 -22.9 %
Exports of Goods April 2020 106.7 -16.9 %
Tjänstehandelsnetto quarter 4 2019 7 677
Export av tjänster quarter 4 2019 188 661 6344 kronor 3.5 %
Import av tjänster quarter 4 2019 180 984 7029 kronor 4.0 %
Transport and communications
New registrations of passenger cars May 2020 16 899 -49.2 %