Sweden (Swedish: Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sverige), is a Scandinavian country in northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometers, Sweden is the third-largest country in the European Union by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometer. The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.
Measures of Freedom
2014: 8.42, Rank: 15, Personal Freedom: 9.37, Economic Freedom: 7.46, Democracy Index: 9.69
2014: 7.46, Rank: 38
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 100, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
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