Sweden Population: 10,075,311

Sweden is known as a Scandinavian country, which is located in northern Europe. It is prominent as the 3rd largest North European country. The total population of this country is projected as 10.3 million. The country’s climatic condition consists of both warm summer and snowy and freezing winter. The south of Sweden is an area where agricultural goods are produced. In the north dense forest and mountains are seen. The country holds 11th rank in the highest per capita income.

Largest Cities in Sweden by Population

Stockholm has the highest population in Sweden. Some other cities which are highly populated are Gothenburg, Malmö, Uppsala, etc.

CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION CITY NAME POPULATION
Stockholm 1,515,017 Karlstad 61,492 OErnskoeldsvik 32,493
Goeteborg 572,799 Bromma 61,000 Landskrona 32,229
Malmoe 301,706 Moelndal 59,430 Nykoeping 32,224
Uppsala 149,245 Vasastan 58,458 Vallentuna 31,937
Sollentuna 139,606 Taby 58,123 Motala 30,944
Soedermalm 127,323 Sundsvall 57,606 Trelleborg 29,316
Vaesteras 117,746 OEstersund 49,806 Majorna 29,254
OErebro 115,765 Trollhaettan 48,573 Partille 28,648
Linkoeping 106,502 Lulea 43,574 Karlskoga 27,490
Helsingborg 104,250 Lidingoe 42,466 Maersta 27,034
Joenkoeping 93,797 Borlaenge 41,955 Lerum 26,913
Norrkoeping 93,765 Tumba 40,832 Alingsas 26,329
Huddinge 90,182 Kristianstad 39,762 Nacka 25,170
Lund 87,244 Kalmar 38,408 Sandviken 24,724
Umea 83,249 Falun 37,000 Kungaelv 24,101
Haninge 74,968 Skoevde 36,842 Falkenberg 24,099
Gaevle 74,884 Upplands Vaesby 36,534 Boo 24,052
Boras 71,700 Karlskrona 36,477 Jakobsberg 24,046
Soedertaelje 70,777 OEstermalm 36,418 Visby 23,402
Kungsholmen 69,363 Skelleftea 35,516 Katrineholm 23,283
Eskilstuna 67,359 Uddevalla 34,781 AEngelholm 23,240
Solna 66,909 Sundbyberg 34,529 Vaenersborg 23,119
Halmstad 66,124 Varberg 34,248
Vaexjoe 65,383 Akersberga 32,659

Sweden Population History

As per UN records, the total population of Sweden is 10,099,265. The statistics of the population history of Sweden show progress. In 2017 the population is 9,904,896, in 2018 it is 9,971,638 and in 2019 it is 10,036,379. The figure shows that an average of 60000 is increasing every year in the total population. However, there is a decrease in fertility rate and the median age in the future.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 10,099,265 0.63% 62,886 40,000 41.1 1.85 25 88.20% 8,904,762 0.13% 7,794,798,739 91
2019 10,036,379 0.65% 64,741 40,000 40.9 1.89 24 87.90% 8,817,415 0.13% 7,713,468,100 91
2018 9,971,638 0.67% 66,742 40,000 40.9 1.89 24 87.50% 8,727,991 0.13% 7,631,091,040 89
2017 9,904,896 0.70% 68,889 40,000 40.9 1.89 24 87.20% 8,636,758 0.13% 7,547,858,925 89
2016 9,836,007 0.73% 71,057 40,000 40.9 1.89 24 86.90% 8,544,134 0.13% 7,464,022,049 89
2015 9,764,950 0.79% 74,956 50,792 40.9 1.9 24 86.50% 8,450,611 0.13% 7,379,797,139 90
2010 9,390,168 0.77% 70,309 52,491 40.7 1.89 23 85.10% 7,986,934 0.13% 6,956,823,603 89
2005 9,038,623 0.35% 31,397 28,345 40.3 1.67 22 84.30% 7,621,289 0.14% 6,541,907,027 88
2000 8,881,640 0.10% 9,044 11,694 39.4 1.56 22 84.00% 7,462,891 0.14% 6,143,493,823 82
1995 8,836,420 0.62% 53,807 31,292 38.5 2.01 22 83.80% 7,407,014 0.15% 5,744,212,979 81
1990 8,567,384 0.50% 41,946 26,914 38.4 1.91 21 83.10% 7,119,496 0.16% 5,327,231,061 78
1985 8,357,652 0.10% 8,263 5,960 37.7 1.64 20 83.10% 6,945,209 0.17% 4,870,921,740 74
1980 8,316,338 0.29% 23,800 17,713 36.3 1.66 20 83.10% 6,909,767 0.19% 4,458,003,514 70
1975 8,197,340 0.35% 28,485 3,760 35.4 1.91 20 82.70% 6,781,627 0.20% 4,079,480,606 65
1970 8,054,916 0.79% 61,849 26,196 35.4 2.17 20 81.00% 6,527,198 0.22% 3,700,437,046 65
1965 7,745,673 0.69% 52,626 16,070 36.2 2.31 19 77.10% 5,968,494 0.23% 3,339,583,597 55
1960 7,482,543 0.60% 43,984 9,453 36 2.25 18 72.50% 5,424,075 0.25% 3,034,949,748 60
1955 7,262,623 0.71% 50,542 10,410 35.1 2.24 18 69.30% 5,030,711 0.26% 2,773,019,936 55

Sweden Population forecast

The population is increasing every year. However, this may slow down gradually in the future years. In the year 2020, the increase in the population is very high. By the year 2045, the population will decrease by 0.45%. In the year 2050, the total population predicted as 11,389,196.

The forecast shows that there might be a possibility of an increase in the median age. The current median age is 41.1, and in the year 2050, the median age is projected as 43.8.

The urban population has also been subsequently increased over the years. For the current year, the urban population is 8,904,762. In the year 2050, the estimated urban population is expected to be 10,837,418. The population forecast for Sweden is not narrow, but it is steady and positive.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 10,099,265 0.68% 66,863 40,000 41.1 1.85 25 88.20% 8,904,762 0.13% 7,794,798,739 91
2025 10,384,831 0.56% 57,113 30,000 41.4 1.85 25 89.60% 9,309,134 0.13% 8,184,437,460 90
2030 10,629,981 0.47% 49,030 30,000 42.2 1.85 26 91.00% 9,669,297 0.12% 8,548,487,400 91
2035 10,827,977 0.37% 39,599 30,000 43.1 1.85 26 92.10% 9,976,509 0.12% 8,887,524,213 92
2040 11,008,442 0.33% 36,093 30,000 43.9 1.85 27 93.20% 10,259,265 0.12% 9,198,847,240 93
2045 11,195,694 0.34% 37,450 30,000 43.7 1.85 27 94.20% 10,543,315 0.12% 9,481,803,274 92
2050 11,389,196 0.34% 38,700 43.8 1.85 28 95.20% 10,837,418 0.12% 9,735,033,990 92

Sweden Demographics

The average life expectancy rate in Sweden is 83.33 years. The life expectancy suggests that most of the individuals of 16-65 age groups are 63.6%. For more than 65 years, the ratio is 20%. The male and female population of Sweden is 50.09% and 49.91%.

Sweden Religion & Politics

The religion in Sweden is very diverse. Over the 19th to 20th century, Christianity was the virtual religion. However, in the 21st century, there are many religious changes. The total Christian population is 67.8%, and the other groups that are not related to any church organization are 57.7%. There has been a significant increase in the population of religions, such as Islam and Buddhism.

Sweden Economy

The economy of Sweden is highly developed. The economy of Sweden is export-orientated, and the aiding resources are iron ore, timber, and hydropower. These resources are produced for foreign trade.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%