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Sweden
(4,180 words)

Konungariket Sverige (The Kingdom of Sweden)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

10,122,000

Area

450,000 sq. km (170,000 sq. mi)

Population density

22/sq. km (58/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.72% (per 1,000: births 12, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

18%

Urban dwellers

88% (0.89% p.a.)

Largest cities

Stockholm 1,633,000; Göteborg 611,000; Malmö 322,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

80% Swedish, 2% Arabic,…

Cite this page
“Sweden”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02SWE>
First published online: 2020



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