Sweden Population 2022


Sweden map
  • The current population of Sweden is estimated at 10,427,015 people as of December, 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 1,516,532
2 Goeteborg 573,429
3 Malmoe 303,486
4 Uppsala 150,111
5 Sollentuna 140,695
6 Soedermalm 128,405
7 Vaesteras 118,523
8 OErebro 116,680
9 Linkoeping 107,407
10 Helsingborg 104,980
11 Joenkoeping 94,341
12 Norrkoeping 94,337
13 Huddinge 90,597
14 Lund 87,951
15 Umea 84,156
16 Haninge 75,598
17 Gaevle 75,550
18 Boras 72,245
19 Soedertaelje 71,513
20 Kungsholmen 69,904
21 Eskilstuna 68,060
22 Solna 67,538
23 Halmstad 66,673
24 Vaexjoe 65,932
25 Karlstad 62,113
26 Bromma 61,537
27 Moelndal 60,048
28 Vasastan 59,066
29 Taby 58,634
30 Sundsvall 58,015
31 OEstersund 50,175
32 Trollhaettan 49,005
33 Lulea 43,979
34 Lidingoe 42,895
35 Borlaenge 42,370
36 Tumba 41,171
37 Kristianstad 40,156
38 Kalmar 38,781
39 Falun 37,292
40 Skoevde 37,203
41 Upplands Vaesby 36,885
42 Karlskrona 36,751
43 OEstermalm 36,746
44 Skelleftea 35,868
45 Uddevalla 35,146
46 Sundbyberg 34,829
47 Varberg 34,501
48 Akersberga 32,910
49 OErnskoeldsvik 32,782
50 Nykoeping 32,524
51 Landskrona 32,506
52 Vallentuna 32,177
53 Motala 31,179
54 Majorna 29,535
55 Trelleborg 29,533
56 Partille 28,934
57 Karlskoga 27,743
58 Maersta 27,304
59 Lerum 27,201
60 Alingsas 26,595
61 Nacka 25,399
62 Sandviken 24,927
63 Kungaelv 24,354
64 Falkenberg 24,304
65 Jakobsberg 24,296
66 Boo 24,235
67 Visby 23,650
68 Katrineholm 23,509
69 AEngelholm 23,496
70 Vaenersborg 23,297
71 Bjoerlanda 23,252
72 Pitea 23,245
73 Lidkoeping 23,204
74 Enkoeping 22,740
75 Huskvarna 21,661
76 Vaestervik 21,364
77 Gustavsberg 20,982
78 Karlshamn 20,313
79 Norrtaelje 19,543
80 Haessleholm 19,491
81 Vaernamo 19,217
82 Ystad 18,949
83 Kungsbacka 18,874
84 Esloev 18,744
85 Kristinehamn 18,731
86 Haernoesand 18,594
87 Koeping 18,529
88 Oskarshamn 18,468
89 Naessjoe 17,878
90 Moelnlycke 17,767
91 Falkoeping 17,318
92 Tensta 17,249
93 Kiruna 17,223
94 Rasunda 17,036
95 Boden 16,987
96 Arsta 16,946
97 Kumla 16,815
98 Gamla Uppsala 16,346
99 Mariestad 16,236
100 Hudiksvall 16,198

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 68,113,511 116/km2
Italy 59,421,387 200/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