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CLIMATE (Average)

North
January -12°C (..°F)
July +13°C (..°F)

South
January - 2°C (28°F)
July + 17°C (63°F)

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POPULATION

Total: 9 million

Stockholm region: 1.6 million
Göteborg region: 0.8 million
Malmö region: 0.5 million

Population density:
20 inhabitants/km²


Average life expectancy:
Men: 76,2 years
Women: 81.5 years


Fertility rate: 1.7 children

Religion: 87% belong to the Lutheran Church

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GEOGRAPHY

Area: 410,928 km² (158'660 sq mi)
Forests: 54%
Mountains: 16%
Cultivated land: 8%
Lakes & rivers: 9%

Highest mountain: Kebnekaise
2,111m (6926 ft)
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FORM OF GOVERNMENT

Constitutional monarchy
Head of State: since 1973 King Carl XVI Gustaf, married since 1976 to Queen Silvia; 3 children, of whom the oldest (Victoria) is Crown Princess.
Head of Government: since 1996 Göran Persson, prime minister in a Social Democrat minority government.

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Useful links:

The Swedish School System

Statistics Sweden

Swedish Tourist Board

Links to various informative sites


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ECONOMY
Currency (SEK): 1 krona = 100 öre
US$ 1 = 10 SEK

TAX RATE OF MONTHLY INCOME:
SEK 10,000 31%
SEK 20,000 35%
SEK 30,000 42%
SEK 40,000 46%

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EDUCATION
Compulsory school: 9 years (age 7-16)
Upper Secondary School: 3 years (not compulsory, but 95% continue to grade 10)
University
Adult education programs
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