Economy of Sweden

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel; foodstuffs, clothing
Import partnersGermany 17.4%, Denmark 8.5%, Norway 8.4%, UK 6.5%, Netherlands 6.4%, Russia 5.6%, Finland 5.1%, China 4.9%, France 4.2% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesmachinery 35%, motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron and steel products, chemicals
Export partnersNorway 10.4%, Germany 10.3%, UK 8.1%, Finland 6.8%, Denmark 6.7%, Netherlands 5.5%, US 5.5%, Belgium 5%, France 4.8% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsbarley, wheat, sugar beets; meat, milk
Industrial productsiron and steel, precision equipment (bearings, radio and telephone parts, armaments), wood pulp and paper products, processed foods, motor vehicles
Economy
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted)7.50 % (2013-11)7.30 % (2013-10)7.50 % (2013-09)7.30 % (2013-08)7.20 % (2013-07)9.10 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) of Sweden
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted)7.80 % (2014-05)8.10 % (2014-04)8.00 % (2014-03)8.10 % (2014-02)8.20 % (2014-01)8.00 % (2013-12)8.00 % (2013-11)7.90 % (2013-10)8.00 % (2013-09)8.00 % (2013-08)7.80 % (2013-07)8.00 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) of Sweden
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold52.2 Billion $ (2012)50.4 Billion $ (2011)48.3 Billion $ (2010)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold of Sweden
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices0.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-05)0.30 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-04)-0.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-03)0.10 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-02)0.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-01)0.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-12)0.30 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-11)0.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-10)0.50 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-09)0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-08)0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-07)
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices of Sweden
Inflation0.00 % (2013)0.90 % (2012)3.00 % (2011)
Inflation of Sweden
Unemployment8.10 % (2013)8.00 % (2012)7.50 % (2011)
Unemployment of Sweden
GDP - Official Exchange Rate552 Billion $ (2013)517 Billion $ (2012)536 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Sweden
GDP growth rate0.90 % (2013)1.00 % (2012)4.00 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Sweden
GDP per Capita (PPP)40,900 $ (2013)40,300 $ (2012)41,400 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Sweden
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity394 Billion $ (2013)385 Billion $ (2012)391 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Sweden
GDP PPP per land area875 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)855 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)868 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Sweden
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate5.50 % (2010)0.50 % (2009)2.00 % (2008)
Central bank discount rate of Sweden
Commercial bank prime lending rate3.30 % (2013)3.57 % (2012)4.28 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Sweden
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP2.00 % (2013)2.00 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP31.3 % (2013)32.1 % (2012)
Services % of GDP66.8 % (2013)66.0 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals4.94 Million (2012)5.01 Million (2011)4.95 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Sweden
International tourism, number of departures15.5 Million (2012)14.7 Million (2011)13.0 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Sweden
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio54.3 % (2012)55.1 % (2011)52.8 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Sweden
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)41.5 % of GDP (2013)38.2 % of GDP (2012)38.3 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Sweden
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)6.07 % of GDP (2012)6.05 % of GDP (2011)6.35 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Sweden
Current Account Balance (Total)39.0 Billion $ (2013)36.3 Billion $ (2012)37.7 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Sweden
External Debt (Total)1.04 Trillion $ (2012)1.02 Trillion $ (2011)853 Billion $ (2010)
External Debt (Total) of Sweden
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)201 % of GDP (2012)190 % of GDP (2011)187 % of GDP (2010)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Sweden
External Debt per Capita114 Thousand $ (2012)112 Thousand $ (2011)90,988 $ (2010)
External Debt per Capita of Sweden