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Quick fact 01 of 17: environment sustainability

Every month

993,000 kg

of food waste is gathered by the city of Stockholm

The waste is turned into

115,000 m³

of gas, which buses and taxis use as fuel

Photo: Jan Collsiöö/TT
Quick fact 12 of 17: sport & leisure

Sweden has won

625.5

Olympic medals in total

475.5

are from the summer Olympics (one gold shared with Denmark)

150

are from the winter Olympics

Photo: Rodrigo Rivas Ruiz/imagebank.sweden.se
Quick fact 15 of 17: music

Sweden is the world’s

#1

exporter of chart music in relation to GDP

Between 2001 and 2007

52,100

chart entries around the world came from Sweden