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Welcome to the Information Technology Landscape of Sweden website.

This site was developed for the Impacts of National Information Technology Environments on Business course taught by Professor Erran Carmel.

Kogod School of Business, American University

 

This site was developed by Natalia Merigan in 12/2003

 

General Information on Sweden

 

Population: 8,973,491 (2003)

Annual Growth Rate: 0.3%

Geography: 173,731 sq. mi (size of California )

Capital: Stockholm

Workforce: 4.1 million (2002)

Sectors: Services 74%; industry 24%; agriculture 2%

Unemployment: 5.1% (2003)

Government: Constitutional Monarchy

Economy:

GDP (US$ billions): 229.8 (2002)

ICT as % of GDP: 11.3 (2001)

Religion: 82% Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sweden

Average Life Expectancy: men 77 years, women 82 years

Sources: Statistics Sweden (18), Virtual Sources (19), World Bank (20)