The Housing Finance Sector data for Sweden extends back to 2003. Please click on the Research Center tab above to access data for previous years not shown.

Sweden: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
Total population10.18 million2018
Urban population (% of total)87.43% of total2018
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)554,659 USD (millions)2018
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)51,474.8 USD 2017WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)1.77%2017WEO
Average bank deposit rateNot available2017IFS
Lending rateNot available2017IFS
Owner-occupied units65.2% of total2017EuroStat
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:482,418.43 USD (millions)2017Statistics Sweden
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)89.57%2017WEO, Statistics Sweden
Typical LTV at origination63%2017HypoStat 2018
Retail funding (deposits/other)secondary2017Riksbank
Funding through mortgage bonds primary2017Riksbank
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title72017WDI

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.