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Pressreleases from SCB
  The number of employed persons continues to increase
  In September 2014, 4 809 000 persons aged 15-74 were employed, not seasonally adjusted. This is an increase of 101 000 compared to September 2013. The number of unemployed persons was 371 000, corresponding to an unemployment rate of 7.2 percent. The number of hours worked averaged 163.6 million per week, an increase of 1.5 percent. Smoothed and seasonally adjusted data shows a large increase i...

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:10 GMT

  Reduced R&D funds to defence sector
  Government sector expenditure on R&D activities has decreased between 2011 and 2013; at the same time the public sector has increased funding of R&D activities to other stakeholders. In particular, government funding to universities and colleges has increased. R&D activities focused on defence accounted for 41 percent of total R&D expenditure in 2013, compared to 51 percent in 2011.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:05 GMT

  Chemical industry uses most products dangerous to health in their production processes
  During 2012, chemical products dangerous to health have the highest turnover in the chemical industry. The largest group of chemical products are those classified as irritants and dangerous to the health. These are normally raw materials for synthesis or raw materials for plastics.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:02 GMT

  Increased borrowing in USD
  Swedish issuers had a total debt in debt securities of SEK 6 565 billion nominally at the end of September. This is an increase of SEK 107 billion compared to August. Money market instruments as well as bonds contributed to the increase; money market instruments rose by SEK 49 billion, or 5 percent, while bonds rose by SEK 58 billion, or 1 percent.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:30:02 GMT

  Software largest IT expense for enterprises
  Enterprises' expenses on IT amounted to SEK 42 billion last year. Compared to 2012 the largest enterprises increased their expenses by a total of 25 percent. Nearly half of the IT expenses were for purchases of software. For the largest enterprises, those with 250 employees or more, software accounts for 65 percent of the expenses. Among the smaller enterprises, expenses are largely unchanged.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:30:01 GMT

  Inflation rate -0.4 percent
  The inflation rate was -0.4 percent in September, down from -0.2 percent in August. The Swedish Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 0.2 percent from August to September (0.4 percent increase from August to September 2013).

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:30:07 GMT

  House prices continue to increase
  Real estate prices for one- or two-dwelling buildings increased by more than 3 percent during the third quarter of 2014, compared with the second quarter of 2014. Prices increased by 7 percent on an annual basis during the last quarter, compared to the same quarter 2013.

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:30:01 GMT

  Increased household consumption
  Household consumption increased by 0.9 percent in seasonally adjusted figures between July and August. Household consumption for June through August was unchanged compared to the period March through May. Household consumption increased by 2.5 percent in volume and working day adjusted figures in August 2014, compared to August 2013.

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:30:05 GMT

  Increased business production
  Production for the business sector increased by 0.3 percent in August compared with July in seasonally adjusted figures. Comparing August with the same month last year, production for the business sector increased by 1.8 percent in working day adjusted figures.

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:30:03 GMT

  Environmental taxes as share of GDP drops
  The total environmental tax revenue was SEK 89 billion in 2013. The largest single tax revenue was the CO2 tax, which was SEK 24 billion.

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:30:09 GMT

Last update 26.10.2014