Sweden

Developed

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Location

Norther Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak, between Finland and Norway

Geographic coordinates

62 00 N

15 00 E

CAPITAL

Stockholm

(Absolute) Population

9.103.788 (July 2011)

Area

  • Total: 450,295 sq km
  • Land: 410,335 sq km
  • Water: 39,960 sq km

Population density

22 hab/ sq km

Age structure

  • 0-14 years: 16.9% (male 847,611/female 800,213)
  • 15-24 years: 12.3% (male 617,054/female 582,755)
  • 25-54 years: 39.2% (male 1,937,091/female 1,872,070)
  • 55-64 years: 11.7% (male 571,079/female 568,093)
  • 65 years and over: 19.8% (male 882,653/female 1,045,190) (2014 est.)
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Median age

  • Total: 41.2 years
  • Male: 40.2 years
  • Female: 42.2 years (2014 est.)

BIRTH RATE

11.92 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)

MORTALITY (OR DEATH) RATE

9.45 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)

POPULATION GROWTH RATE

0.79% (2014 est.)

SEX RATIO

  • At birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
  • 0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
  • 15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
  • 25-54 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
  • 55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
  • 65 years and over: 0.81 male(s)/female
  • Total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2014 est.)

INFANT MORTALITY RATE

  • Total: 2.6 deaths/1,000 live births
  • Male: 2.88 deaths/1,000 live births
  • Female: 2.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)

Mother's mean age at first birth:

28.9 (2010 est.)

FERTILITY RATE

1.88 children born/woman (2014 est.)

LIFE EXPECTANCY

  • Total population: 81.89 years
  • Male: 80.03 years
  • Female: 83.87 years (2014 est.)

LITERANCY

  • Definition: age 15 and over can read and write
  • Total population: 99%
  • Male: 99%
  • Female: 99% (2003 est.)

climate

Temperate in south with cold, cloudy winters and cool, partly cloudy summers; subarctic in north
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