SWEDEN

Capital Stockholm
Area (km2) 449 964
Total population (thousands, 2022) 10 487
Population density (per km2) 23
National currency Swedish krona (SEK)
National statistical office www.scb.se
Statistics Sweden
Women in the labour force, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 10%
   hourly wage, 2022 11%
Women in part-time employment, 2021
   percentage of employed women 32%
Female tertiary students, 2020
   percentage of total for both sexes 61%
Female victims of homicide, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 21%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 33%
Life expectancy at birth, 2023
   females, years 85.0
   males, years 81.7
Life expectancy at 65, 2023
   females, years 22.2
   males, years 19.8
Total fertility rate, 2022
   average number of children per woman 1.5
Adolescent fertility rate, 2022
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 2.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2021
   age in years 29.8
 
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.6
0.6
-1.3
1.2
2.7
1.4
Unemployment rate
 (%)
6.5
7.0
8.5
8.9
7.5
7.7
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
17.4
20.1
23.9
24.7
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..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2022 683 297
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 65 157
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2022 52.8
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2022 49.9
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2022 44 720
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   SEK per USD, US=1, 2022 8.751
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
68
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
305

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2022 10 914
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2022 2 193
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 0
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 20
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2022 12 879
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 23 161
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2011 109 198
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 47 870