Household consumption in Sweden rose 0.2 percent from a month earlier in April 2019, following a revised 0.1 percent drop in March, led by an increase in retail trade, mostly food and beverages (2 percent vs 0.3 percent in March) and clothing and footwear (3.1 percent vs -2.7 percent). In addition, spending grew on furniture, furnishings, household equipment and consumables (7 percent vs -0.2 percent) and post and telecommunications (5.3 percent vs 1.2 percent). On a yearly basis, household consumption was unchanged in April. Household Spending in Sweden averaged 0.18 percent from 2000 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.20 percent in October of 2003 and a record low of -3.80 percent in November of 2003.

Household Spending in Sweden is expected to be -0.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Household Spending in Sweden to stand at 0.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Household Consumption MoM is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-08 08:30 AM Household Consumption MoM 0.7% -0.4% 0.6%
2019-04-11 07:30 AM Household Consumption MoM 0.2% 1.1% -0.3%
2019-05-10 07:30 AM Household Consumption MoM -0.2% -0.1% 1%
2019-06-10 07:30 AM Household Consumption MoM 0.2% -0.1% 0.2%
2019-07-09 07:30 AM Household Consumption MoM 0.2% 0.4%
2019-08-09 07:30 AM Household Consumption MoM -0.7%
2019-09-10 07:30 AM Household Consumption MoM


Sweden Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 93.80 90.70 122.30 43.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.90 0.30 4.70 -6.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.90 1.90 10.90 -7.70 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 528416.00 529214.00 530893.00 259914.00 SEK Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 533031.00 533137.00 692759.00 71581.00 SEK Million [+]
Personal Savings 10.51 14.65 33.05 -10.99 percent [+]
Private Sector Credit 5.00 5.00 22.70 -3.20 percent [+]
Household Spending 0.20 -0.10 3.20 -3.80 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 88.60 88.50 88.60 43.90 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 162.26 162.67 162.67 96.19 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.69 1.71 2.25 0.94 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 12.00 16.00 21.00 -34.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -10.00 1.00 51.00 -40.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 18.00 17.00 32.00 -23.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations -4.00 -6.00 4.00 -24.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Savings Expectations 59.00 68.00 69.00 9.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Unemployment Expectations 3.00 -4.00 81.00 -54.00 [+]


Sweden Household Consumption MoM

From 2013 onwards Statistics Sweden produces new monthly statistics over household consumption. The statistics are an important indicator for the business cycle because household consumption accounts for 47 percent of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This page provides - Sweden Household Consumption MoM- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Household Consumption MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 -0.10 3.20 -3.80 2000 - 2019 percent Monthly
2010=100, SA




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