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Sweden
Summary statistics
Region Northern Europe  
Currency Swedish Krona (SEK)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 450295  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 9441  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 21.0  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Stockholm (1385)  
United Nations membership date 19 November 1946  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 539387  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 463062  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 370580  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 3.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 6.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 57134.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 49369.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 41042.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 58140.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 50403.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 41337.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 18.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 18.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 17.9  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 6.89 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 6.71 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 7.96 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 37248  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 30513  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 25057  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 119  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 116  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 108  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 99  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 93  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 96  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 94  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 96  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 94  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2011 7.5 Age group 15 to 74 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 8.4 Age group 15 to 74 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 7.0 Age group 15 to 74 years. 2006.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 19.9 Age group 16 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 22.0 Methodology revised. Excludes conscripts. Age group 16 to 64 years. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Data are not strictly comparable with those of previous years. 
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.1 Age group 16 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.0 Methodology revised. Excludes conscripts. Age group 16 to 64 years. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Data are not strictly comparable with those of previous years. 
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 59.4  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 59.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 59.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 68.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 68.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 68.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 5006 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 4951 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 4883 Arrivals of non-resident tourists in all types of accommodation establishments.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 11076 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 12975  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 167.3  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 168.5  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 163.2  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 91.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 90.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 84.8  
Exports (million US$) 2011 187179.0  
Imports (million US$) 2011 176000.1  
Balance (million US$) 2011 11178.9  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 Germany (9.6), Norway (9.4), United Kingdom (6.8)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 Germany (18.3), Norway (8.4), Denmark (8.2)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.6  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.5  
Urban population (%) 2012 85.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 16.7  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 27.1/23.6  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 99.5  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 83.7/79.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 2.5  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 75.2 Age group 18 to 44 years. 1996.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 1306.0/14.1  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 115097  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 7.3  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 99.7/100.6  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 59.4  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 0.6/1.1  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 44.7  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 36  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 69.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 43708/4.7  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 2709.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 539  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 3.6/10.0  
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