Sweden: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
Total population9.8 million2015WDI
Urban population (% of total)85.82% of total2015WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)492,618 USD (millions)2015WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)47,922.24 USD 2015WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change).74%2015WEO
Average bank deposit rateNot available2015IFS
Lending rateNot available2015IFS
Owner-occupied units69.3% of total2014EuroStat
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:407,341.3 USD (millions)2015Statistics Sweden
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)82.69%2015WEO, Statistics Sweden
Typical LTV at origination65%2015HypoStat 2016
Retail funding (deposits/other)secondary2015Riksbank
Funding through mortgage bonds primary2015Riksbank
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title142015WDI

About the Editor

Swedish National Housing Credit Guarantee Board (BKN)

The Swedish National Housing Credit Guarantee Board, BKN, is a government agency under the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs. BKN has two fields of activities. The first is the role as the government’s expert agency in housing finance. BKN is instructed by the government to keep track on housing finance matters and to contribute to increased knowledge within the field. BKN is also to exchange knowledge and experiences with actors in other countries. The second is the role as a market participant issuing housing loan guarantees and to give certain other financial support.