SWEDEN

Capital Stockholm
Area (km2) 449 964
Total population (thousands, 2018) 10 175
Population density (per km2) 23
National currency Swedish krona (SEK)
National statistical office www.scb.se
Statistics Sweden
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 48%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2017 11%
   hourly wage, 2018 12%
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 34%
Female tertiary students, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 60%
Female victims of homicide, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 24%
Women researchers, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 33%
Life expectancy at birth, 2018
   females, years 84.3
   males, years 80.9
Life expectancy at 65, 2018
   females, years 21.6
   males, years 19.2
Total fertility rate, 2018
   average number of children per woman 1.8
Adolescent fertility rate, 2018
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 4.2
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 29.3
 
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.4
1.5
1.9
2.5
1.6
0.6
Unemployment rate
 (%)
7.9
7.4
6.9
6.7
6.3
6.8
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
22.9
20.4
18.9
17.9
17.4
20.1
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2019 574 078
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 55 850
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 47.0
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 43.5
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 39 829
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   SEK per USD, US=1, 2019 8.746
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
68
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
305
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 10 906
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 2 132
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 1 818
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 32
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 13 547
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 23 863
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2011 109 198
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 43 474