SWEDEN

Capital Stockholm
Area (km2) 449 964
Total population (thousands, 2017) 10 058
Population density (per km2) 22
National currency Swedish krona (SEK)
National statistical office www.scb.se
Statistics Sweden
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 48%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2017 11%
   hourly wage, 2017 13%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 36%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 60%
Female victims of homicide, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 24%
Women researchers, 2015
   percentage of total for both sexes 34%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 84.1
   males, years 80.8
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 21.5
   males, years 19.2
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.8
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 4.3
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 29.3
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.0
1.4
1.5
1.9
2.3
1.8
Unemployment rate
 (%)
8.0
7.9
7.4
6.9
6.7
6.3
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
23.5
22.9
20.4
18.9
17.9
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 545 876
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 53 648
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 45.7
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 43.3
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 37 910
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   SEK per USD, US=1, 2018 8.855
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, 2017 1 955
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 25
   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