Industries in Sweden operated at 90.9 percent of their production capacity in the second quarter of 2018, up from a downwardly revised 90.3 percent in the previous period. Capacity utilization increased in manufacturing (90.8 from 90.2 in Q1), namely in production of computer, electronic and optical products (85.4 from 78.9) and motor vehicles (94.8 from 93.9) while it decreased in mining and quarrying (90.1 from 95.1). A year earlier, capacity utilization was slightly lower at 90.7. Capacity Utilization in Sweden averaged 86.95 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 91.20 percent in the second quarter of 2007 and a record low of 76 percent in the second quarter of 2009.

Capacity Utilization in Sweden is expected to be 90.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in Sweden to stand at 89.42 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 90.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-14 08:30 AM Capacity Utilization QoQ -0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
2018-05-16 07:30 AM Capacity Utilization QoQ -0.4% 0.0% 0.4%
2018-08-20 07:30 AM Capacity Utilization QoQ 0.6% -0.4%
2018-11-14 08:30 AM Capacity Utilization QoQ 0.2% 0.6%
2019-02-14 08:30 AM Capacity Utilization QoQ 90.50%
2019-05-16 07:30 AM Capacity Utilization QoQ 90.55%
2019-08-20 07:30 AM Capacity Utilization QoQ 90.01%


Sweden Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 104.80 106.00 119.10 65.80 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.70 55.00 71.40 32.70 [+]
Services Pmi 62.20 56.40 67.50 34.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.60 2.10 14.10 -23.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 2.80 0.50 8.80 -7.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.00 2.10 19.20 -23.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 91.00 90.80 91.20 76.00 percent [+]
New Orders 115.50 114.20 133.80 72.90 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 15748.00 10593.00 34961.00 -26723.00 SEK Million [+]
Bankruptcies 672.00 547.00 2148.00 276.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 26357.00 24128.00 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 -6.70 3.20 104.90 -49.80 percent [+]
Steel Production 375.15 260.28 564.00 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 -4897.26 2918.39 18820.86 -15697.46 SEK Million [+]
Ease of Doing Business 12.00 10.00 18.00 9.00 [+]
Electricity Production 9899.00 9949.00 16434.00 8753.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 84.00 88.00 95.00 84.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 6.00 4.00 6.00 1.00 [+]


Sweden Capacity Utilization

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
91.00 90.80 91.20 76.00 1980 - 2018 percent Quarterly
Seasonally Adjusted




Country Last Previous
Argentina 61.10 Sep/18
Australia 81.84 Oct/18
Brazil 77.10 Oct/18
Canada 85.50 Jun/18
China 76.50 Sep/18
Euro Area 83.90 Dec/18
France 85.20 Dec/18
Germany 87.10 Dec/18
Indonesia 75.33 Sep/18
Italy 77.90 Sep/18
Japan 101.20 Sep/18
Mexico 81.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 84.10 Dec/18
Russia 64.00 Oct/18
South Africa 81.10 Jun/18
South Korea 102.60 Oct/18
Spain 78.50 Dec/18
Switzerland 84.70 Dec/18
Turkey 74.10 Nov/18
United Kingdom 80.20 Dec/18
United States 78.40 Oct/18


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