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Sweden Demographics Profile

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Population
10,202,491 (July 2020 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years: 17.71% (male 928,413/female 878,028)
15-24 years: 10.8% (male 569,082/female 532,492)
25-54 years: 39.01% (male 2,016,991/female 1,962,617)
55-64 years: 11.9% (male 610,521/female 603,795)
65 years and over: 20.59% (male 974,410/female 1,126,142) (2020 est.)
Dependency ratios
total dependency ratio: 61.2
youth dependency ratio: 28.4
elderly dependency ratio: 32.8
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2020 est.)
Median age
total: 41.1 years
male: 40.1 years
female: 42.1 years (2020 est.)
Population growth rate
0.79% (2020 est.)
Birth rate
12.1 births/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Death rate
9.4 deaths/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Net migration rate
5.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2020 est.)
Urbanization
urban population: 88% of total population (2020)
rate of urbanization: 1.05% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - population
1.633 million STOCKHOLM (capital) (2020)
Sex ratio
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.87 male(s)/female
total population: 99.9 male(s)/female (2020 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
29.3 years (2015 est.)
Infant mortality rate
total: 2.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 2.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2020 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 82.4 years
male: 80.4 years
female: 84.5 years (2020 est.)
Total fertility rate
1.87 children born/woman (2020 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.2% (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
11,000 (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
NA
Drinking water source
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2017 est.)
Sanitation facility access
improved: urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved: urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2017 est.)
Nationality
noun: Swede(s)
adjective: Swedish
Ethnic groups

Swedish 80.9%, Syrian 1.8%, Finnish 1.4%, Iraqi 1.4%, other 14.5%

(2018 est.)
note: data represent the population by country of birth; the indigenous Sami people are estimated to number between 20,000 and 40,000
Religions
Church of Sweden (Lutheran) 60.2%, other (includes Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist) 8.5%, none or unspecified 31.3% (2017 est.)

note: estimates reflect registered members of faith communities eligible for state funding (not all religions are state-funded and not all people who identify with a particular religion are registered members); an estimated 57.7% of Sweden's population were members of the Church of Sweden in 2018

Languages
Swedish (official)

note: Finnish, Sami, Romani, Yiddish, and Meankieli are official minority languages

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total: 20 years
male: 19 years
female: 21 years (2018)
Education expenditures
7.7% of GDP (2016)
Maternal mortality rate
4 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)
Health expenditures
11% (2017)
Physicians density
3.98 physicians/1,000 population (2016)
Hospital bed density
2.2 beds/1,000 population (2017)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
20.6% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on Friday, November 27, 2020

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