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Population: 9,088,728 (2011)
Land Area: 449,964 sq km
Natural Resources: Iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver, tungsten, uranium, arsenic, feldspar, timber, hydro power
Capital: Stockholm
Political System: Constitutional Monarchy
State Leader: Karl XVI Gustav (1973)
Head of Government: Fredrik Reinfeldt (2006)
Languages: Swedish, Sami, Finnish
Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK)
Major Religions: Lutheran 87%, Other 13%
Major Ethnicities: Swedes, Finnish, Sami, Other
Life Expectancy: 81.07 years (2011)


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 455.8 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 354.7 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 39,100 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 5.5% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 1.7%, Industry 26.1%, Services 72.2% (2010)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 1.1%, Industry 28.2%, Services 70.7% (2008)
Industries: Iron and steel, precision equipment, wood pulp and paper products, processed foods, motor vehicles
Agriculture Products: Barley, wheat, sugar beets; meat, milk
Human Development Index: 0.904 (10th)
Tourism Revenue: 4.23 billion (2002)
Unemployment Rate: 8.3% (2010)

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Army Size: 27 600 (2004)
Budget: 1.5% of GDP (2005)

Current Situation


Sweden is located in Northern Europe. It is bordered by Denmark, Finland and Norway. Sweden's economy is very developed country, with a very strong market economy. Sweden is a large of natural resources, manufactured products such as automobiles and telecommunications equipment and services. Sweden has several multi national companies. Surprisingly, state owned companies in Sweden are relatively unimportant and all the large companies are privately held.

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CIA World Factbook: Sweden
The Economist: The World In 2010
Wikipedia: Sweden

Updated on: December 31, 2011