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2009 Country statistical profile: Sweden 2009

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2009

 Country statistical profile: Sweden 2009
 
 
 
Unit
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
 
Gross domestic product
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
246.0
 
248.8
 
258.9
 
269.4
 
288.5
 
291.7
 
312.9
 
334.8
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
27 726
 
27 971
 
29 004
 
30 076
 
32 078
 
32 298
 
34 456
 
36 603
 
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
27 487
 
27 698
 
28 905
 
30 347
 
32 008
 
32 249
 
35 032
 
37 323
 
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
4.4
 
1.1
 
2.4
 
1.9
 
4.1
 
3.3
 
4.2
 
2.5
 
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
4.8
 
9.3
 
9.1
 
9.0
 
7.7
 
6.8
 
7.8
 
9.3
 
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
17.6
 
17.5
 
16.8
 
16.3
 
16.4
 
17.4
 
18.2
 
19.0
 
 
GDP per hour worked
Annual growth %
3.3
 
0.4
 
3.8
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.0
 
2.8
 
-0.6
 
 
GDP deflator
Annual growth %
1.5
 
2.3
 
1.6
 
1.9
 
0.2
 
0.9
 
1.7
 
2.9
 
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
2.7
 
4.9
 
0.5
 
0.9
 
7.7
 
-5.0
 
21.2
 
-1.4
 
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
6.5
 
-0.8
 
4.4
 
2.8
 
8.7
 
4.2
 
4.7
 
2.8
 
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
4.2
 
1.4
 
1.6
 
1.7
 
2.8
 
3.1
 
4.0
 
2.7
 
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
3.7
 
1.7
 
-1.4
 
-1.2
 
0.6
 
2.1
 
2.2
 
3.5
 
 
General government debt
% of GDP
64.7
 
63.4
 
60.5
 
59.8
 
59.5
 
59.7
 
52.5
 
47.0
 
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
7.0
 
 |
7.3
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
7.6
 
7.5
 
7.5
 
..
 
 
Total expenditure on health
% of GDP
8.2
 
 |
9.0
 
9.3
 
9.4
 
9.2
 
9.2
 
9.2
 
..
 
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
28.5
 
28.9
 
29.5
 
30.3
 
29.8
 
29.4
 
..
 
..
 
 
Public pension expenditures
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.7
 
..
 
 
Private pension expenditures
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.1
 
..
 
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.80
 
0.77
 
0.84
 
0.79
 
0.78
 
0.94
 
1.02
 
0.93
 
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
51.8
 
49.8
 
47.9
 
48.3
 
48.7
 
49.5
 
49.1
 
48.2
 
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
21.2
 
18.9
 
17.1
 
17.8
 
18.6
 
19.4
 
19.4
 
18.7
 
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
12.8
 
12.7
 
12.9
 
12.9
 
12.7
 
12.9
 
12.8
 
12.8
 
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
50.1
 
49.1
 
47.8
 
48.2
 
48.4
 
48.1
 
47.8
 
45.4
 
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trade in goods and services
% of GDP
43.4
 
43.2
 
41.2
 
40.4
 
42.2
 
44.9
 
47.4
 
48.7
 
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
14.2
 
12.8
 
15.9
 
18.2
 
22.8
 
18.9
 
20.3
 
17.8
 
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
73.1
 
63.5
 
67.1
 
84.2
 
100.5
 
111.4
 
127.1
 
151.4
 
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
87.4
 
76.3
 
82.9
 
102.4
 
123.2
 
130.3
 
147.4
 
169.3
 
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-1.5
 
-0.6
 
-0.8
 
2.0
 
5.8
 
7.8
 
10.0
 
15.4
 
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
24.2
 
23.6
 
24.0
 
28.7
 
33.1
 
35.3
 
39.6
 
48.0
 
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
22.7
 
23.0
 
23.3
 
30.7
 
38.9
 
43.1
 
49.6
 
63.4
 
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
3.8
 
3.8
 
4.0
 
7.2
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
8.5
 
8.4
 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
123 234
 
..
 
..
 
183 631
 
214 826
 
208 836
 
262 224
 
..
 
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
93 972
 
..
 
..
 
157 084
 
196 369
 
171 768
 
226 387
 
..
 
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
23 431
 
10 905
 
12 269
 
4 980
 
11 022
 
10 175
 
23 072
 
18 779
 
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
40 976
 
7 328
 
10 596
 
21 129
 
20 758
 
26 577
 
22 049
 
36 696
 
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): all items
2000 = 100
100.0
 
102.4
 
104.6
 
106.6
 
107.0
 
107.5
 
109.0
 
111.4
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): food
2000 = 100
100.0
 
102.9
 
106.2
 
106.6
 
106.1
 
105.4
 
106.2
 
108.3
 
 
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): energy
2000 = 100
100.0
 
107.1
 
108.6
 
121.8
 
125.5
 
132.2
 
142.3
 
142.6
 
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
2000 = 100
100.0
 
101.5
 
100.9
 
99.8
 
100.7
 
104.5
 
108.6
 
113.2
 
 
Long-term interest rates
%
5.37
 
5.11
 
5.30
 
4.64
 
4.43
 
3.38
 
3.70
 
4.17
 
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
ISK per USD
9.15
 
9.35
 
9.35
 
9.34
 
9.10
 
9.38
 
9.27
 
9.14
 
 
Exchange rates
ISK per USD
9.16
 
10.33
 
9.74
 
8.09
 
7.35
 
7.47
 
7.38
 
6.76
 
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
106
 
101
 
106
 
118
 
121
 
123
 
124
 
129
 
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
48.3
 
51.2
 
52.3
 
51.1
 
53.2
 
52.2
 
51.3
 
50.0
 
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
5.44
 
5.76
 
5.86
 
5.71
 
5.92
 
5.78
 
5.65
 
5.47
 
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.20
 
0.21
 
0.21
 
0.20
 
0.20
 
0.19
 
0.18
 
0.17
 
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
31.2
 
28.4
 
25.8
 
25.0
 
25.5
 
29.3
 
29.0
 
30.0
 
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
28.13
 
24.03
 
23.86
 
28.60
 
36.47
 
51.78
 
62.50
 
70.13
 
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
31.3
 
28.7
 
26.3
 
24.7
 
24.3
 
25.6
 
25.0
 
..
 
 
ICT-related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
24.6
 
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
53.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
72.5
 
77.4
 
78.5
 
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
2 688
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2 676
 
..
 
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
341
 
308
 
284
 
281
 
262
 
248
 
262
 
..
 
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
6
 
8
 
6
 
7
 
7
 
7
 
9
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
3 795
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4 500
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
495
 
..
 
 
CO2 emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
53
 
52
 
54
 
55
 
54
 
50
 
48
 
..
 
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
University level: graduation rates in peer age group
%
28
 
29
 
32
 
35
 
37
 
38
 
41
 
..
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
30.1
 
31.6
 
32.6
 
33.4
 
34.5
 
 |
29.6
 
30.5
 
..
 
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
46.1
 
47.8
 
46.5
 
45.1
 
42.8
 
42.5
 
44.0
 
46.3
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
83.8
 
84.6
 
84.2
 
83.5
 
82.9
 
83.9
 
84.7
 
86.1
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
65.1
 
67.0
 
68.4
 
69.0
 
69.5
 
69.6
 
69.8
 
70.1
 
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
14.0
 
13.9
 
13.8
 
14.1
 
14.4
 
13.5
 
13.4
 
14.4
 
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
10.3
 
10.0
 
9.8
 
9.6
 
9.9
 
9.8
 
10.0
 
10.6
 
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
14.5
 
14.1
 
14.0
 
13.9
 
14.3
 
14.0
 
14.2
 
14.9
 
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.3
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.8
 
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
5.6
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
5.6
 
6.3
 
7.3
 
 |
7.0
 
6.2
 
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
5.9
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
6.0
 
6.5
 
7.3
 
 |
6.8
 
5.9
 
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
5.3
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
5.2
 
6.1
 
7.3
 
 |
7.1
 
6.4
 
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
26.4
 
22.3
 
21.0
 
17.8
 
18.9
 
..
 
..
 
13.0
 
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per hour, total economy
USD
19.7
 
20.4
 
21.3
 
22.2
 
23.3
 
24.1
 
24.9
 
26.2
 
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 574
 
1 527
 
1 534
 
1 559
 
1 575
 
1 607
 
1 576
 
1 562
 
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
..
 
4.17
 
..
 
3.85
 
3.62
 
3.80
 
 |
3.74
 
3.63
 
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
..
 
10.5
 
..
 
11.0
 
11.3
 
12.7
 
 |
12.6
 
9.8
 
 |
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
8 872
 
8 896
 
8 925
 
8 958
 
8 994
 
9 030
 
9 081
 
9 148
 
 
Population growth rates
%
0.2
 
0.3
 
0.3
 
0.4
 
0.4
 
0.4
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.5
 
1.6
 
1.7
 
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
..
 
 
Ratio of population aged 65 and over to total
%
17.3
 
17.2
 
17.2
 
17.2
 
17.2
 
17.3
 
17.3
 
17.4
 
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
2.8
 
3.3
 
3.5
 
3.2
 
2.8
 
3.0
 
5.6
 
5.9
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
11.3
 
11.5
 
11.8
 
12.0
 
12.2
 
12.4
 
12.9
 
..
 
 
Foreign population
% of population
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
5.1
 
..
 
..
 
5.2
 
6.2
 
7.9
 
6.0
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
12.3
 
..
 
..
 
12.7
 
14.2
 
15.6
 
13.6
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
4.2
 
..
 
..
 
4.4
 
5.2
 
7.9
 
6.4
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
10.8
 
..
 
..
 
9.5
 
12.6
 
14.1
 
13.3
 
..
 
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.7
 
79.9
 
79.9
 
80.2
 
80.6
 
80.6
 
80.8
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.4
 
77.6
 
77.7
 
77.9
 
78.4
 
78.4
 
78.7
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
82.0
 
82.1
 
82.1
 
82.5
 
82.7
 
82.8
 
82.9
 
..
 
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.4
 
3.7
 
3.3
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
2.4
 
2.8
 
..
 
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
11.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Household expenditure on recreation and culture
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Number of tourists
'000
2 465
 
2 586
 
2 577
 
2 552
 
2 610
 
2 736
 
2 867
 
2 993
 
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
67
 
65
 
63
 
59
 
53
 
49
 
49
 
51
 
Note:  |: Break in series Last updated 6 April 2009
Source: For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2009 (www.SourceOECD.org/factbook)
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