General profile: Sweden

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
9.972 Millions
8.693 SEK/US$
551 448 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 407 310 km²
1.95 %
2.40 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+8.5 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
130 962
158 549
140 024
165 937
Merchandise imports
111 697
148 946
138 398
170 167
Merchandise trade balance
19 265
9 604
1 626
-4 230
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
0 %0 %76 %76 %8 %8 %5 %5 %4 %4 %7 %7 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
17 62617 24911 53011 43810 69017 62617 24911 53011 43810 690
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Services exports
38 114
53 877
72 689
(e) 73 135
Services imports
39 194
50 638
61 651
(e) 68 870
Services trade balance
-1 081
3 239
11 038
(e) 4 264
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
24.6
20.1
16.3
(e) 14.6
Travel
17.2
15.5
15.6
(e) 20.4
Other services
56.4
63.0
67.2
(e) 62.8
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.4 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2018
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
GDP, current
389 489
488 909
498 118
551 448
GDP per capita, current US$
43 092
52 066
51 011
55 302
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
2.82
5.99
4.46
2.40
Current account balance, % of GDP
6.05
5.97
4.15
1.72
Exchange rate (/US$)
7.473
7.208
8.435
8.693
GDP by expenditure in 2017
(as % of total GDP)
44.626.125.645.341.744.626.125.645.341.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+3.6 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2018
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
FDI inflows
11 515.99
96.98
7 313.24
11 148.09
FDI outflows
28 633.00
20 729.88
12 913.70
20 027.79
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
0.68
0.55
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
3 052.03 052.02 966.02 966.02 888.12 888.13 363.53 363.54 558.14 558.14 592.54 592.54 293.54 293.54 384.711 14811 14812 16512 16517 33517 3357 3137 3134 0304 0303 9303 93016 25716 25712 92912 929979710 14710 14736 94736 94728 59328 59327 44627 44611 51611 51612 09312 0935 2805 28012 27312 27310 91410 91423 43323 4333 052.02 966.02 888.13 363.54 558.14 592.54 293.511 14812 16517 3357 3134 0303 93016 25712 9299710 14736 94728 59327 44611 51612 0935 28012 27310 91423 433FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Balance, % of GDP
6.35
4.83
4.99
(e) 2.33
Balance, % of imports
16.57
12.03
12.41
(e) 5.39
Normalized balance
0.077
0.057
0.058
(e) 0.026
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
8986838585828688858293908883
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2018
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.050 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2018
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
2 191
2 206
1 457
965
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
31.17
37.81
50.92
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
1 399 574
1 453 157
1 593 100
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
11.22
9.72
6.95
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
11.14
11.34
10.17
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
8.73
(o) 7.66
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
o
Number of persons employed in full time equivalent units.Total business economy includes repair of computers, personal and household goods; except financial and insurance activities.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 05 November 2019