The business sentiment index for total industry in Sweden decreased to 96.6 in August 2019, the lowest since June 2013, from a downwardly revised 97.1 in the previous month, as sentiment deteriorated among manufacturers (94.8 vs 97.1 in July), constructors (100.8 vs 102.6) and retailers (101.5 vs 102.5). Meanwhile, confidence among service providers improved slightly (96.6 vs 96.0). Business Confidence in Sweden averaged 100 Index Points from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 119.40 Index Points in November of 2010 and a record low of 65.30 Index Points in March of 2009.

Business Confidence in Sweden is expected to be 95.10 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in Sweden to stand at 99.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Business Confidence is projected to trend around 102.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-28 07:00 AM Business Confidence May 101.8 102.3 101
2019-06-19 07:00 AM Business Confidence Jun 100.2 101.6 99.5
2019-07-25 07:00 AM Business Confidence Jul 97.4 99.9 100.9
2019-08-29 07:00 AM Business Confidence Aug 96.6 97.1 96.9
2019-09-26 07:00 AM Business Confidence Sep 96.6 95.1
2019-10-30 07:00 AM Business Confidence Oct
2019-11-28 08:00 AM Business Confidence Nov


Sweden Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 96.60 97.10 119.40 65.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.40 51.90 70.40 34.00 [+]
Services Pmi 54.10 52.50 67.20 34.50 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.20 -1.10 14.10 -23.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.30 -1.00 8.80 -7.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.10 -1.10 19.20 -23.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 90.80 90.80 91.20 76.00 percent [+]
New Orders 91.00 118.10 133.80 73.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 8870.00 27299.00 38556.00 -28628.00 SEK Million [+]
Bankruptcies 539.00 686.00 2148.00 276.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 30493.00 24951.00 67553.00 7205.00 [+]
Internet Speed 22543.09 22846.85 22846.85 4526.74 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 5500163.00 5448834.00 6962118.00 3403447.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 5.10 0.30 104.90 -49.80 percent [+]
Steel Production 351.50 361.79 564.00 11.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.66 81.58 81.66 5.40 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 9.00 10.00 2.00 [+]
Business Inventories 1762.96 11065.78 18820.86 -15697.46 SEK Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 12.00 10.00 18.00 9.00 [+]
Electricity Production 12834.00 12753.00 16434.00 8753.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 85.00 84.00 95.00 84.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 3.00 6.00 6.00 1.00 [+]


Sweden Business Confidence

In Sweden, the confidence indicator for the business sector is intended to provide a quick qualitative indication of actual outcomes, current situation and future expectations of Swedish companies. The variables in the survey include new orders, output, and employment. The survey covers 6,000 firms in the business sector. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sweden Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sweden Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
96.60 97.10 119.40 65.30 1996 - 2019 Index Points Monthly




Country Last Previous
Australia 1.00 Aug/19
Brazil 59.40 Aug/19
Canada 60.60 Aug/19
China 49.50 Aug/19
Euro Area 0.11 Aug/19
France 102.00 Aug/19
Germany 94.30 Aug/19
India 112.80 Sep/19
Indonesia 108.81 Jun/19
Italy 99.70 Aug/19
Japan 7.00 Jun/19
Mexico 49.70 Aug/19
Netherlands 3.90 Aug/19
Russia -2.00 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore -11.00 Jun/19
South Africa 21.00 Sep/19
South Korea 68.00 Aug/19
Spain 1.40 Aug/19
Switzerland 97.00 Aug/19
Turkey 102.50 Aug/19
United Kingdom -32.00 Sep/19
United States 49.10 Aug/19


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