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Sweden

Country Profile

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Major Cities

  1. STOCKHOLM
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Major Languages

  1. Swedish
  2. Small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
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Population

  1. 9,103,788
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Currency

  1. Swedish kronor (SEK)
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Climate

  1. Temperate in south with cold
  2. Cloudy winters and cool
  3. Partly cloudy summers
  4. Subarctic in north
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Major religions

  1. Lutheran

Immigration Data

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Work Study Visa

  1. According to the European Commission, European Union (EU) citizens have the right to, Move to another EU country to work without a work permit. Enjoy equal treatment with nationals in access to employment, working conditions and all other social and tax advantages. Stay in the country even after employment has finished.
  2. http://ec.europa.eu/immigration/tab2.do?language=7$en
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Rate of immigration

  1. 1.65

Tourism

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Key Tourist Attractions

  1. No Information
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Major Festivals

  1. No Information
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Number of Annual Tourists

  1. No Information

Life

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Quality of Life Index

  1. 7.937
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Population with a Higher Education

  1. 422580
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Cost of Internet Access (USD Per Mbit/s)

  1. 2.27
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Medicare Public/Private

  1. Single Payer
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Average cost of a Higher Education

  1. $7888

Annual Economic Facts

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Employment Rate

  1. 92.5%
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Main Industries

  1. Iron and steel
  2. Precision equipment
  3. Wood pulp and paper products
  4. Processed foods
  5. Motor vehicles
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Major Companies

  1. Volvo
  2. Vattenfall
  3. L.M. Ericsson
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Minimum Wage

  1. none, set by annual collective bargaining contracts


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