Sweden Population 2022


Sweden map
  • The current population of Sweden is estimated at 10,406,388 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Sweden represent 0.13% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Sweden is 25 inhabitants per km2.
  • Sweden is located in Europe.
  • Sweden ranks number 91 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Sweden is 62.954753. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 16.665850.
  • The median age in Sweden is 41.1 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Sweden is 185 Swedish korona per hour, around USD $17.63 per hour, in 2022.
  • The countries that Sweden shares its land boundary with are Norway to the west, Finland to the northeast. The Baltic Sea and Gulf of Bothnia lies to the south and east.

Sweden

Official name Kingdom of Sweden
Location Europe
Capital Stockholm
Population 10,401,616 (as of July 2022)
Population density 25/km2
Population growth rate 0.61% (in 2022)
Area 450,295 km2 (173,859.80 sq mi)
Official language Swedish
Currency Swedish krona (SEK)
Life expectancy 83.18 years
Internet TLD .se
Call code +46

Sweden Population Graph

Sweden Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 10,355,927 5,187,284 5,168,643 50.09% 49.91% 9,111,145 87.98%
2019 10,281,354 5,147,874 5,133,480 50.07% 49.93% 9,017,776 87.71%
2018 10,177,656 5,093,917 5,083,739 50.05% 49.95% 8,898,325 87.43%
2017 10,060,112 5,033,074 5,027,038 50.03% 49.97% 8,767,388 87.15%
2016 9,925,467 4,963,726 4,961,741 50.01% 49.99% 8,620,268 86.85%
2015 9,801,538 4,898,809 4,902,729 49.98% 50.02% 8,483,231 86.55%
2014 9,698,437 4,844,369 4,854,068 49.95% 50.05% 8,364,902 86.25%
2013 9,602,683 4,793,659 4,809,024 49.92% 50.08% 8,252,546 85.94%
2012 9,521,659 4,750,356 4,771,303 49.89% 50.11% 8,152,444 85.62%
2011 9,451,481 4,711,563 4,739,918 49.85% 50.15% 8,062,113 85.3%
2010 9,380,377 4,672,366 4,708,011 49.81% 50.19% 7,978,949 85.06%
2009 9,300,747 4,628,982 4,671,765 49.77% 50.23% 7,896,334 84.9%
2008 9,221,850 4,585,104 4,636,746 49.72% 50.28% 7,815,518 84.75%
2007 9,150,288 4,544,948 4,605,340 49.67% 50.33% 7,740,229 84.59%
2006 9,082,684 4,507,736 4,574,948 49.63% 50.37% 7,668,510 84.43%
2005 9,031,739 4,478,839 4,552,900 49.59% 50.41% 7,615,562 84.32%
2004 8,995,689 4,457,364 4,538,325 49.55% 50.45% 7,579,768 84.26%
2003 8,960,379 4,437,180 4,523,199 49.52% 50.48% 7,544,639 84.2%
2002 8,927,100 4,418,022 4,509,078 49.49% 50.51% 7,510,369 84.13%
2001 8,898,095 4,401,888 4,496,207 49.47% 50.53% 7,480,628 84.07%
2000 8,874,238 4,388,311 4,485,927 49.45% 50.55% 7,457,022 84.03%
1999 8,860,000 4,380,384 4,479,616 49.44% 50.56% 7,442,400 84%
1998 8,853,098 4,376,086 4,477,012 49.43% 50.57% 7,433,946 83.97%
1997 8,848,185 4,372,773 4,475,412 49.42% 50.58% 7,427,166 83.94%
1996 8,843,120 4,370,270 4,472,850 49.42% 50.58% 7,420,262 83.91%
1995 8,829,057 4,362,437 4,466,620 49.41% 50.59% 7,400,516 83.82%
1994 8,782,852 4,339,607 4,443,245 49.41% 50.59% 7,348,612 83.67%
1993 8,720,653 4,308,875 4,411,778 49.41% 50.59% 7,283,489 83.52%
1992 8,670,147 4,283,920 4,386,227 49.41% 50.59% 7,227,435 83.36%
1991 8,619,443 4,258,005 4,361,438 49.4% 50.6% 7,171,377 83.2%
1990 8,560,889 4,229,079 4,331,810 49.4% 50.6% 7,114,099 83.1%
1989 8,495,002 4,195,681 4,299,321 49.39% 50.61% 7,059,347 83.1%
1988 8,438,514 4,166,938 4,271,576 49.38% 50.62% 7,012,405 83.1%
1987 8,399,819 4,146,991 4,252,828 49.37% 50.63% 6,980,250 83.1%
1986 8,371,838 4,133,176 4,238,662 49.37% 50.63% 6,956,997 83.1%
1985 8,352,390 4,124,410 4,227,980 49.38% 50.62% 6,940,836 83.1%
1984 8,338,606 4,118,438 4,220,168 49.39% 50.61% 6,929,382 83.1%
1983 8,331,032 4,117,196 4,213,836 49.42% 50.58% 6,923,088 83.1%
1982 8,327,261 4,118,663 4,208,598 49.46% 50.54% 6,919,954 83.1%
1981 8,322,500 4,119,637 4,202,863 49.5% 50.5% 6,915,998 83.1%
1980 8,312,526 4,117,194 4,195,332 49.53% 50.47% 6,906,878 83.09%
1979 8,295,668 4,112,163 4,183,505 49.57% 50.43% 6,887,064 83.02%
1978 8,277,585 4,105,682 4,171,903 49.6% 50.4% 6,865,429 82.94%
1977 8,253,520 4,097,047 4,156,473 49.64% 50.36% 6,839,692 82.87%
1976 8,224,259 4,085,812 4,138,447 49.68% 50.32% 6,809,686 82.8%
1975 8,194,403 4,074,257 4,120,146 49.72% 50.28% 6,779,230 82.73%
1974 8,161,913 4,061,368 4,100,545 49.76% 50.24% 6,735,211 82.52%
1973 8,138,265 4,053,670 4,084,595 49.81% 50.19% 6,689,654 82.2%
1972 8,124,249 4,050,751 4,073,498 49.86% 50.14% 6,652,948 81.89%
1971 8,100,278 4,042,039 4,058,239 49.9% 50.1% 6,606,587 81.56%
1970 8,044,731 4,016,734 4,027,997 49.93% 50.07% 6,518,646 81.03%
1969 7,969,984 3,981,007 3,988,977 49.95% 50.05% 6,399,100 80.29%
1968 7,914,172 3,953,129 3,961,043 49.95% 50.05% 6,293,350 79.52%
1967 7,869,819 3,930,975 3,938,844 49.95% 50.05% 6,195,908 78.73%
1966 7,809,671 3,900,150 3,909,521 49.94% 50.06% 6,084,515 77.91%
1965 7,735,709 3,862,440 3,873,269 49.93% 50.07% 5,961,137 77.06%
1964 7,663,193 3,825,466 3,837,727 49.92% 50.08% 5,835,521 76.15%
1963 7,606,153 3,796,231 3,809,922 49.91% 50.09% 5,721,348 75.22%
1962 7,563,403 3,774,138 3,789,265 49.9% 50.1% 5,617,339 74.27%
1961 7,521,803 3,752,628 3,769,175 49.89% 50.11% 5,513,482 73.3%
1960 7,486,452 3,734,242 3,752,210 49.88% 50.12% 5,426,929 72.49%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Sweden ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Sweden. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Sweden

# City Population 2022
1 Stockholm 1,515,017
2 Goeteborg 572,799
3 Malmoe 301,706
4 Uppsala 149,245
5 Sollentuna 139,606
6 Soedermalm 127,323
7 Vaesteras 117,746
8 OErebro 115,765
9 Linkoeping 106,502
10 Helsingborg 104,250
11 Joenkoeping 93,797
12 Norrkoeping 93,765
13 Huddinge 90,182
14 Lund 87,244
15 Umea 83,249
16 Haninge 74,968
17 Gaevle 74,884
18 Boras 71,700
19 Soedertaelje 70,777
20 Kungsholmen 69,363
21 Eskilstuna 67,359
22 Solna 66,909
23 Halmstad 66,124
24 Vaexjoe 65,383
25 Karlstad 61,492
26 Bromma 61,000
27 Moelndal 59,430
28 Vasastan 58,458
29 Taby 58,123
30 Sundsvall 57,606
31 OEstersund 49,806
32 Trollhaettan 48,573
33 Lulea 43,574
34 Lidingoe 42,466
35 Borlaenge 41,955
36 Tumba 40,832
37 Kristianstad 39,762
38 Kalmar 38,408
39 Falun 37,000
40 Skoevde 36,842
41 Upplands Vaesby 36,534
42 Karlskrona 36,477
43 OEstermalm 36,418
44 Skelleftea 35,516
45 Uddevalla 34,781
46 Sundbyberg 34,529
47 Varberg 34,248
48 Akersberga 32,659
49 OErnskoeldsvik 32,493
50 Landskrona 32,229
51 Nykoeping 32,224
52 Vallentuna 31,937
53 Motala 30,944
54 Trelleborg 29,316
55 Majorna 29,254
56 Partille 28,648
57 Karlskoga 27,490
58 Maersta 27,034
59 Lerum 26,913
60 Alingsas 26,329
61 Nacka 25,170
62 Sandviken 24,724
63 Kungaelv 24,101
64 Falkenberg 24,099
65 Boo 24,052
66 Jakobsberg 24,046
67 Visby 23,402
68 Katrineholm 23,283
69 AEngelholm 23,240
70 Vaenersborg 23,119
71 Bjoerlanda 23,088
72 Pitea 23,067
73 Lidkoeping 22,988
74 Enkoeping 22,553
75 Huskvarna 21,500
76 Vaestervik 21,178
77 Gustavsberg 20,774
78 Karlshamn 20,112
79 Norrtaelje 19,365
80 Haessleholm 19,309
81 Vaernamo 19,061
82 Ystad 18,806
83 Kungsbacka 18,698
84 Esloev 18,592
85 Kristinehamn 18,557
86 Haernoesand 18,426
87 Koeping 18,355
88 Oskarshamn 18,287
89 Naessjoe 17,719
90 Moelnlycke 17,579
91 Falkoeping 17,170
92 Tensta 17,083
93 Kiruna 17,037
94 Rasunda 16,877
95 Boden 16,830
96 Arsta 16,807
97 Kumla 16,663
98 Gamla Uppsala 16,231
99 Mariestad 16,122
100 Hudiksvall 16,081

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 65,620,210 116/km2
Italy 60,815,137 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2