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Quick fact 01 of 25: migration people

Sweden’s population has nearly

doubled

11 million

1.6 million

Quick fact 02 of 25: people

Sweden has

9.9 million

23%

17%

Photo: Jan Collsiöö/TT
Quick fact 05 of 25: sport & leisure

Sweden has won

625.5

475.5

150

Photo: Rodrigo Rivas Ruiz/imagebank.sweden.se
Quick fact 09 of 25: music

Sweden is the world’s

#1

Between 2001 and 2007

52,100

Photo: Susanne Walström/imagebank.sweden.se
Quick fact 17 of 25: food & drink

Have you ever tried a semla?

500 kcal

Every year

20 million

That equals a mind-boggling

10 billion

Quick fact 20 of 25: heritage lifestyle people

There are

20,000

Since

1993

In

2000

Photo: Carolina Romare/imagebank.sweden.se
Quick fact 21 of 25: food & drink heritage

Ever since the

1800s

Fishermen caught

186,000

Many are eaten at a

kräftskiva

Quick fact 22 of 25: food & drink

Every day, an average of

2,252,544

...in all of IKEA's

384

Perhaps most are eaten by

Germans

Quick fact 23 of 25: literature

Selma Lagerlöf is one of Sweden’s

7

Her bestseller 'Gösta Berling’s Saga' is available in

50

Photo: Lennart Nilsson/TT
Quick fact 24 of 25: famous Swedes film

Over the years, Swedish film work has won

25 Oscars

With her 3 awards,

Ingrid Bergman

Her namesake Ingmar (Bergman) directed

3 movies

Photo: Tomas Utsi/imagebank.sweden.se
Quick fact 25 of 25: outdoors weather

Summer in northernmost Sweden means

56 days

Winter, on the other hand, means

32 days