Sweden is the fifth largest country in Europe, and its inhabitants account for about 1.30 percent of Europe's population. Sweden's population density is about 56 persons per square mile. Located in the eastern portion of the Scandinavian peninsula, Sweden boasts many lakes and densely forested areas. Sweden's government is a constitutional monarchy, and many social services to its citizens are funded by its government.
Authored by seh. Last updated 2014-10-27 20:09:57.
World Bank statistical data and graphs about economic and social development patterns in Sweden. Data includes topics such as GNI per capita, school enrollment, and life expectancy.
The country of Norway is located in the western and northern areas of Scandinavia and borders Finland, Sweden, and Russia. Mountains, glaciers, and lakes comprise about 70% of the country.