People and Society in Sweden

Nationality
noun:
Swede(s)
adjective:
Swedish
Ethnic groups
indigenous population: Swedes with Finnish and Sami minorities; foreign-born or first-generation immigrants: Finns, Yugoslavs, Danes, Norwegians, Greeks, Turks
Languages
Swedish (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
Religions
Lutheran 87%, other (includes Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, and Buddhist) 13%
Population
9,103,788 (July 2012 est.)
rank:
92
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Age structure
0-14 years:
15.4% (male 722,558/female 680,933)
15-64 years:
64.8% (male 2,982,268/female 2,910,135)
65 years and over:
19.7% (male 800,169/female 992,665) (2011 est.)
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Median age
total:
42.2 years
male:
41 years
female:
43.3 years (2012 est.)
Population growth rate
0.168% (2012 est.)
rank:
180
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Birth rate
10.24 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
187
Death rate
10.21 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
rank:
50
Net migration rate
1.65 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
44
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Urbanization
urban population:
85% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization:
0.6% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - population
STOCKHOLM (capital) 1.279 million (2009)
Sex ratio
at birth:
1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years:
1.06 male(s)/female
15-64 years:
1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over:
0.81 male(s)/female
total population:
0.98 male(s)/female (2011 est.)
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Maternal mortality rate
4 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
rank:
178
Infant mortality rate
total:
2.74 deaths/1,000 live births
rank:
218
male:
2.89 deaths/1,000 live births
female:
2.57 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population:
81.18 years
rank:
16
male:
78.86 years
female:
83.63 years (2012 est.)
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Total fertility rate
1.67 children born/woman (2012 est.)
rank:
171
Health expenditures
9.9% of GDP (2009)
rank:
30
Physicians density
3.583 physicians/1,000 population (2006)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.1% (2009 est.)
rank:
156
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
8,100 (2009 est.)
rank:
107
HIV/AIDS - deaths
fewer than 100 (2009 est.)
rank:
133
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
12% (2009)
rank:
49
Education expenditures
6.6% of GDP (2007)
rank:
20
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Literacy
definition:
age 15 and over can read and write
total population:
99%
male:
99%
female:
99% (2003 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total:
16 years
male:
15 years
female:
16 years (2008)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total:
25%
rank:
29
male:
26.3%
female:
23.7% (2009)
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