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Sweden: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Sweden: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Summary

This PESTLE country analysis report on Sweden provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Key Highlights

  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Sweden, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Sweden's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
Scope
  • Understand the political system in Sweden through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Sweden through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Sweden through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Sweden through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
Reasons to buy
  • What is the outlook in Sweden in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Sweden perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Sweden perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Sweden perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?


Overview
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key Facts and Geographic Location
Key facts
Geographic location
PESTLE Analysis
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Social analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Technology analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Legal analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Environmental analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Political Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Key political parties
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook
Economic Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Financial authorities and regulators
Stock market
Insurance
Performance
GDP and growth rate
GDP composition by sector
Fiscal situation
Current account
International investment position
Monetary situation
Employment
Outlook
Social Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
Healthcare
Performance
Healthcare
Education
Outlook
Technological Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Intellectual property
R&D
Performance
Telecommunication
Outlook
Legal Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Judicial system
Taxation
Performance
Effectiveness of the legal system
Outlook
Environmental Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook
Appendix
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Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Sweden - key fundamentals
Table 2: Sweden - key facts, 2018
Table 3: Analysis of Sweden’s political landscape
Table 4: Analysis of Sweden's economy
Table 5: Analysis of Sweden’s social system
Table 6: Analysis of Sweden’s technology landscape
Table 7: Analysis of Sweden’s legal landscape
Table 8: Analysis of Sweden’s environmental landscape
Table 9: Mid-year population by age (percentage of population), 2017
Table 10: Patents received by US Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-15
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Sweden
Figure 2: General Government Balance, 2016
Figure 3: General Government Debt, 2016
Figure 4: Youth Unemployment Rate (%) - 2017
Figure 5: Household Debt - 2016
Figure 6: Housing Prices in Nordic Countries, 2008 to 2017
Figure 7: Population that has Attained Tertiary Education - 2016
Figure 8: Income Inequality (Gini coefficient, 0 = complete equality; 1 = complete inequality) - 2015
Figure 9: R&D Expenditure in European Countries - 2016
Figure 10: Tax Subsidy Rates on R&D Expenditures, 2017
Figure 11: Venture Capital Investments in Selected Countries, 2016
Figure 12: Product Market Regulation Index - 2013
Figure 13: Tax Wedge in OECD Countries - 2016
Figure 14: Share of Renewable Energy in Gross Final Energy Consumption - 2016
Figure 15: Environmentally related tax revenue in 2014
Figure 16: Sweden - key political events since 1900
Figure 17: Key political figures in Sweden
Figure 18: Sweden’s historical GDP growth, 2007-17
Figure 19: GDP and GDP growth rate in Sweden, 2012-22f
Figure 20: GDP composition by sector, 2017
Figure 21: Agricultural output of Sweden, 2012-17
Figure 22: Industrial output of Sweden, 2012-17
Figure 23: Services output of Sweden, 2012-17
Figure 24: External trade of Sweden, 2013-17
Figure 25: Consumer price index and consumer price index-based inflation in Sweden, 2012-22f
Figure 26: Unemployment rate in Sweden, 2012-22f
Figure 27: Major religions of Sweden
Figure 28: Expenditure on healthcare in Sweden, 2011-17
Figure 29: Expenditure on education in Sweden, 2010-15
Figure 30: Internet users in Sweden, 2013-17
Figure 31: Sweden’s judicial structure
Figure 32: Carbon dioxide emissions in Sweden, 2008-15

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