Register | Cookies | Links | Contact | Important legal notice
 European Commission > Eurostat > RSS > RSS feeds of ESS > Sweden_en


Flag of Sweden

Most recently published pressreleases from SCB

Pressreleases from SCB
  Proportion in actively working ages decreasing
  The proportion of people aged 25-64 is decreasing as a percentage of the population. This is part of the explanation why the employment rate in the population aged 15-74 has hardly risen at all despite a positive trend among people in actively working ages. The fact that unemployment is higher than just before the financial crisis can mostly be explained by increased participation in the labour...

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:30:06 GMT

  Weakened current account
  The surplus in the current account amounted to SEK 49 billion in the second quarter, which can be compared with the same quarter last year when the surplus amounted to SEK 60 billion. This weakening in the current account is primarily due to a reduced surplus in foreign trade in goods.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:30:05 GMT

  Sick leave decreased
  The number of sick days per employee during the sick pay period decreased during the second quarter compared to the same quarter in 2013. In total, the number of sick days per employee during the sick pay period was 1.19.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:30:04 GMT

  Slight decrease in service prices during second quarter, corrected 2014-09-01
  The Service Producer Price Index decreased by 0.1 percent from the first to the second quarter 2014. The corresponding change during the previous quarter was an increase of 0.4 percent. Since the second quarter 2013, the Service Producer Price Index has increased 0.4 percent (corrected 2014-09-01). The corresponding annual rate for the previous quarter was an upturn of 0.8 percent.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:10:00 GMT

  High household savings
  Households’ financial savings were high during the second quarter of 2014, amounting to SEK 52 billion. Savings are normally high during this quarter. It was primarily bank deposits that increased.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:30:04 GMT

  New registrations of passenger cars and lorries in Sweden, August 2014
  The number of new cars (first registration) totalled 25 599 in August 2014. This is an increase of 7,5 percent compared to August 2013, when 23 807 new cars were registered.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:30:03 GMT

  Continued interest for foreign securities
  Swedish investors continue to invest in foreign securities. Swedish investors made net purchases of foreign securities valued at SEK 60 billion during the second quarter; SEK 45 billion was in portfolio investments and SEK 15 billion was in in debt securities.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:30:13 GMT

  Labour costs increased in June
  The Labour Cost Index (AKI) for the private sector in June 2014 was 116.0 for wage-earners and 116.7 for salaried employees. Compared to June 2013, labour costs have increased by 3.0 percent for wage-earners and 3.4 percent for salaried employees.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:30:04 GMT

  Increased earnings for life insurance companies
  Earnings from insurance operations of life insurance companies equalled SEK 233 billion in 2013. In contrast, figures for insurance operations in 2012 amounted to minus SEK 159 billion.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:30:08 GMT

  Share wealth continues to increase
  The total wealth in shares in companies listed on the Swedish market continues to increase and was valued at SEK 5 187 billion at the end of June 2014. This is an increase of SEK 177 billion compared to the turn of the year. Households accounted for SEK 583 billion, which implies an increase of SEK 34 billion.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:30:05 GMT

Last update 03.09.2014