Industries in Sweden operated at 87.9 percent of their production capacity in the fourth quarter of 2020, the highest since the first quarter of 2020, and compared to a downwardly revised 86.2 percent in the prior period. Capacity utilization increased in manufacturing (87.7 vs 85.9 in Q3) but went down slightly in mining & quarrying (94.9 vs 95.2). A year ago, capacity utilization was higher at 89.4 percent. source: Statistics Sweden

Capacity Utilization in Sweden averaged 87.07 percent from 1980 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 91.40 percent in the third quarter of 2019 and a record low of 76 percent in the second quarter of 2009. This page provides - Sweden Capacity Utilization - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Capacity Utilization - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2021.

Capacity Utilization in Sweden is expected to be 90.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in Sweden to stand at 90.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 90.90 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sweden Capacity Utilization

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
87.90 86.20 91.40 76.00 1980 - 2020 percent Quarterly
Seasonally Adjusted


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-05-20 07:30 AM Q1 -0.2% -2.1% -3.6%
2020-08-21 07:30 AM Q2 -6.3% -0.3% -2%
2020-11-20 08:30 AM Q3 4.4% -6.7% 5.1%
2021-02-19 08:30 AM Q4 1.7% 4.6% 1.1%
2021-05-20 07:30 AM Q1 1.7%
2021-08-20 07:30 AM Q2
2021-11-19 08:30 AM Q3


News Stream
Sweden Capacity Utilization at Near 1-Year High
Industries in Sweden operated at 87.9 percent of their production capacity in the fourth quarter of 2020, the highest since the first quarter of 2020, and compared to a downwardly revised 86.2 percent in the prior period. Capacity utilization increased in manufacturing (87.7 vs 85.9 in Q3) but went down slightly in mining & quarrying (94.9 vs 95.2). A year ago, capacity utilization was higher at 89.4 percent.
2021-02-19
Swedish Capacity Utilization Rises Most in Over a Decade
Capacity utilization in Sweden's industry rose by 4.4 percentage points to 86.8 percent in the third quarter of 2020, the most since the first quarter of 2010 and partially recovering from a historic slump of 6.7 percent in the previous three-month period. The biggest increase in capacity utilization was seen in capital goods industry (up 9.8 p.p.), followed by non-durable consumer goods industry (up 4.0 p.p.) and intermediate goods industry (up 2.3 p.p.). Meanwhile, capacity utilization in durable consumer goods industry fell 1.2 p.p.
2020-11-20
Sweden Capacity Utilization Lowest since 2009
Industries in Sweden operated at 82.8 percent of their production capacity in Q2 2020, the lowest since the fourth quarter of 2009, and compared to a downwardly revised 89.1 percent in the prior period. Capacity utilization decreased in manufacturing (82.6 vs 88.9 in Q1) and mining & quarrying (93 vs 97). A year ago, capacity utilization was higher at 90.8 percent.
2020-08-21
Swedish Capacity Utilization Lowest since 2016
Industries in Sweden operated at 89.2 percent of their production capacity in Q1 2020, the lowest since the fourth quarter of 2016, after an upwardly revised 89.4 percent in Q4. Capacity utilization fell for the second time, amid a drop in manufacturing (89.0 vs 89.3 in Q4) while a rise was seen in mining & quarrying rose further (97.5 vs 96.4).
2020-05-20

Sweden Capacity Utilization
In Sweden, Capacity Utilization is the difference between the potential and actual use of an input. Capacity utilization is high when actual output is close to potential output because the most use is being made of labor and capital.