Real estate price index in Sweden 2009-2019

The real estate prices in Sweden increased with over 50% from 2008 to 2018. As of 2019, the price index reached 388, with 1990 as base year. In comparison, the corresponding figure for 2009 was 246. How many newly constructed buildings had been built in Sweden over the years? The number of completed multi-dwelling buildings increased significantly from 2010 to 2019, reaching over 45 thousand in 2019. In contrast, the number of one- or two-dwelling buildings stayed relatively stable over the past decade and amounted at over 10 thousand completed buildings in 2018.

Rented dwellings are popular among Swedes

   The number of completed dwellings in newly constructed buildings was highest for rented dwellings in 2019. They were followed by tenant-owned dwellings, where both types of dwellings amounted at over 24 and 23 thousand units that year. In contrast, the number of owner-occupied dwellings amounted at around seven thousand buildings in 2019.

How many rooms do Europeans have at home?

   As of 2018, the European country which had been reported to have the highest number of rooms per person was Malta, with 2.2 rooms per person on average. Sweden ranked seventeenth on the list, where the average number of rooms per person was 1.7.

Real estate price index for one- and two-dwelling buildings in Sweden from 2009 to 2019

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Release date

June 2020



Survey time period

2009 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Source adds the following information: "1990=100"

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