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Summary statistics
Region Northern Europe  
Currency Swedish Krona (SEK)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 450295  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 9511  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 21.1  
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$) 2012 523804  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 463062  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 370580  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 1.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 6.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 55071.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 49354.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 41038.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 56303.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 50464.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 41332.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 19.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 18.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 17.9  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 6.50 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$) 2012 31822  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 29402  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 26423  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 120  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 116  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 108  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2012 97  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 93  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 96  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 94  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 96  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 94  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2012 8.0 Age group 15 to 74 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 8.6 Age group 15 to 74 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 7.8 Age group 15 to 74 years. Break in series; data not strictly comparable.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 19.5 Age group 15 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 19.9 Age group 15 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 22.0 Break in series; data not strictly comparable. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. Age group 16 to 64 years. Excludes conscripts.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 2.0 Age group 15 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.1 Age group 15 to 74 years. European Labour Force Survey (Eurostat).  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 2.0 Break in series; data not strictly comparable. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. Age group 16 to 64 years. Excludes conscripts.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 60.2  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 59.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 59.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 68.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 68.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 68.1  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 4944 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) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 11772  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 12975  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 122.6  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 117.2  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 100.8  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 94.0 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 90.0 Age group 16 to 75.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 84.8 Age group 16 to 74 years.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 172756.0  
Imports (million US$) 2012 164113.5  
Balance (million US$) 2012 8642.5  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Norway (10.2), Germany (9.6), United Kingdom (7.6)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 Germany (17.3), Norway (9.1), Denmark (8.5)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.7  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.5  
Urban population (%) 2013 85.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 16.9  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 27.2/23.8  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 99.4  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 83.8/79.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 2.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 75.2 Age group 18 to 44 years. 1996.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 1519.5/15.9  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 119570 Refugee population refers to the end of 2012.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 7.0  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 98.1/98.9  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 59.1  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 0.6/1.1  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 45.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 37  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 68.7  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 52472/5.6  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 2951.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 539 Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 3.6/10.0 Based on monthly averages for the period 1961-1990.  
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