SWEDEN

Capital Stockholm
Area (km2) 449 964
Total population (thousands, 2020) 10 353
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, 2020 11%
Women in part-time employment, 2021
   percentage of employed women 32%
Female tertiary students, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 60%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 23%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 33%
Life expectancy at birth, 2021
   females, years 85.0
   males, years 81.4
Life expectancy at 65, 2021
   females, years 22.2
   males, years 19.6
Total fertility rate, 2020
   average number of children per woman 1.7
Adolescent fertility rate, 2020
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 2.8
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2020
   age in years 29.7
 
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.9
2.5
1.6
0.6
-1.3
1.2
Unemployment rate
 (%)
7.1
6.8
6.5
7.0
8.5
8.8
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
18.9
17.9
17.4
20.1
23.9
24.7
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2020 574 840
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 55 522
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 45.5
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 41.2
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 39 098
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   SEK per USD, US=1, 2020 8.765
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, 2020 10 909
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 2 179
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 1 724
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 22
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2020 8 129
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 22 094
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2011 109 198
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 43 183