Population of main municipalities:
Stockholm (1,766,100); Gothenburg (655,100); Malmo (324,000); Uppsala (167,400); Västerås (128,600); Örebro (126,000); Linköping (119,000); Helsingborg (113,900); Jönköping (101,200); Norrköping (97,900)
The population is comprised of approximately 80.4% of Sweden-born people and the remaning 19.6% were born in a foreign country (mainly from Syria, Finland, Iraq, Poland, Iran and Somalia). (Statistics Sweden)
Other Languages Spoken:
The recognized minority languages are: Sami, Finnish, Meänkieli, Yiddish and Romani.
Swedish and English are used in business, German is spoken in hotels and shops.
80% Evangelical-Lutheran. 8 religions are recognized, besides the Church of Sweden.
It is %T:%M %A In Stockholm
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National Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK)
Type of State:
The Kingdom of Sweden is a constitutional monarchy based on a parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member.
Considered as world’s one of the most highly developed post-industrial societies; highest level of taxation in the world; an economy which is based on the high-technology sector; high unemployment rate since the economic crisis
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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88.1 per 100 Inhabitants
45.5 per 100 Inhabitants
94.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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Latest Update: September 2023