Forecasts and key figures


Slow recovery in Swedish economy

Recovery around the world is going slowly, which in turn means slow recovery in the Swedish economy. Public finances are not expected to reach surplus during the forecast period. This is shown by the Ministry of Finance's most recent forecast, which was presented by Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson today.

Forecast October 2014

The Budget Bill for 2015 contains forecasts for macroeconomic developments and the public sector finances.


The Economic Affairs Department have primary responsibility for the forecasts.

About the forecasts

The Government always presents forecasts for the Swedish economy and public finances in connection with the Spring Fiscal Policy Bill in April and the Budget Bill in September. These forecasts are normally updated a few times in between.

Framework for fiscal policy

Government forecasts contain key indicators related to the requirements on fiscal policy contained in the fiscal policy framework.