Indicators of economy in Sweden

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2019 was at about 11.160 US Dollar per capita. The GDP in Sweden reached 51.610 US Dollar per capita. The gross national product has been at 55.840 US Dollar per capita.

Inflation in Sweden was in 2019 at around 1.78%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 1.63%.

Compared to Germany, the prices of daily necessities are approximately 12.30% higher.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 85 and is compared to other countries good.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2019

Unemployment rates Sweden

Economic performance 2019

 Sweden
Total
Sweden
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP530.83 bn USD51,610.07 USD15,592.80 tn USD30,315.74 USD
Gross national product574.30 bn USD55,836.00 USD15,985.73 tn USD31,079.69 USD


26 of the 2000 largest listed companies in the world originate from Sweden. This is determined annually in the "Forbes Global 2000" list. The 10 largest companies in the country were in 2020:

Rank 233: Volvo Group (Gothenburg)
Rank 459: SEB AB (Stockholm)
Rank 460: Investor AB (Stockholm)
Rank 464: Svenska Handelsbanken (Stockholm)
Rank 496: H&M - Hennes & Mauritz (Stockholm)
Rank 577: Swedbank (Stockholm)
Rank 627: Essity Ab (Stockholm)
Rank 658: Atlas Copco (Stockholm)
Rank 704: Ericsson (Kista)
Rank 781: Telia (Solna)

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2019


GDP Sweden

Household debt and deficits 2018


 Sweden
Total
Sweden
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Gross debt214.10 bn USD20,816.11 USD15,016.71 tn USD29,195.71 USD
Budget deficit-4.97 bn USD-483.47 USD117.16 bn USD227.78 USD

Please note: A negative budget deficit equivalents to a surplus

Debt budget development
Development of inflation
Corruption in Sweden
Cost of living in a global comparison

Im- and Exports 2019

 Sweden
Total
Sweden
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Exports249.70 bn USD24,277.17 USD8,590.51 bn USD16,701.80 USD
Imports232.05 bn USD22,561.39 USD8,032.20 bn USD15,616.32 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1979 - 2019


Exports
Imports