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Pressreleases from SCB
  Continued decrease of investments expected in Swedish industry
  Swedish industry plans to decrease its investments. According to the latest investment survey, investments in Swedish industry will amount to SEK 51.9 billion for 2014, a decrease in the investment volume by 10 percent compared to 2013. Next year, a small increase is expected and the investments will amount to SEK 54.3 billion.

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:30:05 GMT

  Costs for pre-school education continued to increase
  The total cost for the educational system increased by 6 percent during the period 2009–2013. Costs for pre-school education increased by 17 percent over the five-year period. During the same period the number of enrolled children increased by 10 percent.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:30:10 GMT

  Large increase in dwelling starts in new construction
  According to preliminary figures, roughly 25 900 dwellings were started in new buildings during the first three quarters of 2014. This is an increase of 23 percent compared to same period in 2013, when construction of 21 067 dwellings was started.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:30:06 GMT

  Marginal decreases in carbon dioxide emissions within trade and industry
  Between 2008 and 2012 the intensity of carbon dioxide emissions per SEK million has decreased for almost all industries that have a noticeable impact on carbon dioxide emissions. This means that there is a decreased amount of emissions of carbon dioxide gases at the stages of production and manufacturing per each SEK million.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:30:04 GMT

  General elections, results
  In the general elections 2014 the electoral participation continued to increase, as well as the percentage of those who voted prior to election day.

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:30:09 GMT

  Zero savings for households
  Households' financial savings in the third quarter were at the zero level. Households' savings in financial assets amounted to SEK 49 billion and the increase in borrowing was equally as large. Households' main savings were in assets of funds and insurance. Household savings are normally low during this holiday quarter.

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:30:04 GMT

  Number of employed persons increased 1.1 percent
  During the third quarter of 2014 the number of employed persons amounted to 4 364 700, an increase of 1.1 percent. In the private sector the number of employed persons increased by 0.8 percent.

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:30:02 GMT

  Age for first receiving pension higher in Sweden compared to EU average
  In Sweden the average age when persons aged 50-69 first receive a pension was 64 in 2012. The age which a person first receives an old-age pension does not necessarily coincide with the time that a person stops working. For the EU-28 the average age was 59. Among those who received a pension in the EU-28, 19.2 percent were employed. In Sweden the corresponding figure was 37.7 percent.

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:30:02 GMT

  Weaker krona led to increased liability in debt securities
  The value of borrowing in debt securities increased in October by SEK 85 billion. Money market instruments increased by SEK 42 billion and bonds by SEK 43 billion. Only SEK 22 billion was due to issues of securities. Most of the increase, slightly less than SEK 64 billion, consisted of revaluations that were due to the weaker Swedish krona above all against the dollar and the euro.

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:30:01 GMT

  Small changes in the unemployment
  In October 2014, 4 772 000 persons aged 15-74 were employed, not seasonally adjusted. The number of unemployed persons was 389 000, corresponding to an unemployment rate of 7.5 percent. The number of hours worked averaged 163.2 million per week. Smoothed and seasonally adjusted data shows a continuing increase in the number of employed persons and an unemployment rate of 7.9 percent.

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:30:04 GMT

Last update 22.11.2014