General profile: Sweden

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
9.911 Millions
8.549 SEK/US$
538 044 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 407 340 km²
1.79 %
2.30 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+9.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
130 962
158 549
140 083
153 140
Merchandise imports
111 697
148 946
138 473
153 878
Merchandise trade balance
19 265
9 604
1 610
-738
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
1 %1 %77 %77 %7 %7 %5 %5 %4 %4 %7 %7 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
16 35115 43210 51710 44110 07816 35115 43210 51710 44110 078
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
38 114
53 877
72 689
(e) 72 935
Services imports
39 194
50 638
61 651
(e) 68 250
Services trade balance
-1 081
3 239
11 038
(e) 4 685
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
24.6
20.1
16.3
(e) 15.6
Travel
17.2
15.5
15.6
(e) 19.3
Other services
56.4
63.0
67.2
(e) 63.9
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.3 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
389 043
488 378
497 918
538 044
GDP per capita, current US$
43 042
52 009
50 998
54 289
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
2.82
5.99
4.52
2.30
Current account balance, % of GDP
6.06
5.98
4.70
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
7.473
7.208
8.435
8.549
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
44.326.224.744.339.444.326.224.744.339.4
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+4.5 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
11 515.99
96.98
6 897.11
15 395.74
FDI outflows
28 633.00
20 729.88
14 391.85
24 302.54
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
0.68
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
2 944.22 944.23 363.53 363.54 442.34 442.34 466.14 466.14 070.04 070.04 175.515 39615 39612 17712 1776 8976 8974 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 4332 944.23 363.54 442.34 466.14 070.015 39612 1776 8974 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
2017
Balance, % of GDP
6.36
4.84
4.99
(e) 3.27
Balance, % of imports
16.57
12.03
12.41
(e) 7.96
Normalized balance
0.077
0.057
0.058
(e) 0.038
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
85838585828688858293908883
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.058 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
2 191
2 206
1 457
1 078
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
26.61
30.58
55.95
56.51
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
1 399 574
1 453 157
1 593 450
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
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.
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
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: 14 August 2018