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Sweden Demographics Profile 2018

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Population9,960,487 (July 2017 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 17.43% (male 892,462/female 843,375)
15-24 years: 11.31% (male 581,025/female 545,971)
25-54 years: 39.42% (male 1,993,590/female 1,933,080)
55-64 years: 11.58% (male 578,942/female 574,479)
65 years and over: 20.26% (male 931,593/female 1,085,970) (2017 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 58.5
youth dependency ratio: 27.4
elderly dependency ratio: 31.1
potential support ratio: 3.2 (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 41.2 years
male: 40.2 years
female: 42.2 years (2017 est.)
Population growth rate0.81% (2017 est.)
Birth rate12.1 births/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Death rate9.4 deaths/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Net migration rate5.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2017 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 86.1% of total population (2017)
rate of urbanization: 0.86% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Major cities - populationSTOCKHOLM (capital) 1.486 million (2015)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.85 male(s)/female
total population: 1 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.1 years (2015 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 2.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 2.9 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 2.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2017 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 82.1 years
male: 80.2 years
female: 84.2 years (2017 est.)
Total fertility rate1.88 children born/woman (2017 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.2% (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS11,000 (2016 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths<100 (2016 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
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 (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 99.3% of population
rural: 99.6% of population
total: 99.3% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.7% of population
rural: 0.4% of population
total: 0.7% of population (2015 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Swede(s)
adjective: Swedish
Ethnic groupsindigenous population: Swedes with Finnish and Sami minorities; most common countries of origin among immigrants: Finland, Syria, Iraq, Poland, Iran
ReligionsChurch of Sweden (Lutheran) 63%, other (includes Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist) 17% (2016 est.)
LanguagesSwedish (official)
note: Finnish, Sami, Romani, Yiddish, and Meankieli are official minority languages
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 18 years
male: 17 years
female: 20 years (2014)
Education expenditures7.7% of GDP (2013)
Maternal mortality rate4 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Health expenditures11.9% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density4.11 physicians/1,000 population (2013)
Hospital bed density2.54 beds/1,000 population (2014)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate20.6% (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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