Sweden's gross domestic product advanced 0.9 percent on quarter in the three months to June of 2021, picking up momentum from a 0.8 percent expansion in the previous period and beating market expectations of a 0.7 percent gain, a preliminary estimate showed. The Swedish Statistics agency commented the economy continued to grow in the second quarter in line with what had been seen earlier in the year. Year-on-year, output surged a record 10.0 percent, after being flat in the prior quarter. source: Statistics Sweden

GDP Growth Rate in Sweden averaged 0.55 percent from 1981 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 7.50 percent in the third quarter of 2020 and a record low of -7.80 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides - Sweden GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden GDP Growth Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.

GDP Growth Rate in Sweden is expected to be 1.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sweden GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2022 and 0.40 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden GDP Growth Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.90 0.80 7.50 -7.80 1981 - 2021 percent Quarterly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-02-26 08:30 AM QoQ Final Q4 -0.2% 6.4% 0.5% 0.5%
2021-04-29 07:30 AM QoQ Flash Q1 1.1% -0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
2021-05-28 07:30 AM QoQ Final Q1 0.8% 0% 1.1% 1.1%
2021-07-29 07:30 AM QoQ Flash Q2 0.9% 0.8% 0.7% 1.6%
2021-08-27 07:30 AM QoQ Final Q2 0.8%
2021-10-28 07:30 AM QoQ Flash Q3 1.5%
2021-11-29 08:30 AM QoQ Final Q3


News Stream
Swedish Economy Expands More than Expected in Q2
Sweden's gross domestic product advanced 0.9 percent on quarter in the three months to June of 2021, picking up momentum from a 0.8 percent expansion in the previous period and beating market expectations of a 0.7 percent gain, a preliminary estimate showed. The Swedish Statistics agency commented the economy continued to grow in the second quarter in line with what had been seen earlier in the year. Year-on-year, output surged a record 10.0 percent, after being flat in the prior quarter.
2021-07-29
Swedish GDP Growth Revised Slightly Down
Sweden's gross domestic product advanced 0.8 percent from the previous quarter in the three months to March of 2021, revised down from a 1.1 percent expansion previously estimated. Household final consumption increased by 0.5 percent, mainly driven by spending on transports; and general government consumption rose by 0.4 percent. Meanwhile, fixed investment decreased by 0.1 percent. At the same time, net exports had a limited effect on GDP growth, as exports (1.3 percent) rose less than imports (1.4 percent). Changes in inventories contributed to GDP growth by 0.5 percentage points. Year-on-year, the GDP was unchanged, after contracting 2.2 percent in the prior quarter and matching an earlier estimate.
2021-05-28
Swedish Economy Rebounds More Than Expected
Sweden's gross domestic product advanced 1.1 percent from the prior quarter in the three months to March 2021, rebounding from a 0.2 percent contraction in the previous period and beating market expectations of a 0.5 percent gain, a preliminary estimate showed. The Swedish Statistics agency noted the economy is now back at roughly the same level of the previous year, driven by a strong growth in March. Year-on-year, output was unchanged, after edging down 0.2 percent in the prior quarter and compared to market consensus of a 1.3 percent fall.
2021-04-29
Swedish GDP Figures Revised Lower
Sweden's gross domestic product shrank by 0.2 percent from the previous quarter in the three months to December 2020, revised down from a 0.5 percent expansion previously estimated. Household consumption declined by 0.8 percent, amid lower housing expenses a fall in consumption of hotel and restaurant services, while government spending was unchanged and fixed investment edged up 0.1 percent, mainly due to growing investments in total machinery and equipment including weapon systems. In addition, net exports contributed upwards to GDP growth by 0.8 percentage points as exports rose more than imports, while changes in inventories contributed downwards to GDP growth by 0.7 percentage points. Year-on-year, the economy contracted 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter. Considering 2020 full year, the GDP shrank 2.8 percent.
2021-02-26

Sweden GDP Growth Rate
On the expenditure side, household consumption is the main component of Swedish GDP and accounts for 46 percent of its total use, followed by government consumption (26 percent) and gross fixed capital formation (23 percent). Exports of goods and services account for 45 percent of GDP while imports account for 41 percent, adding 4 percent of total GDP.