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Sweden

Very high proficiency EF EPI score 70.40 #2/27 in Europe
#2 of 80 Countries
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Summary

  • $48,700.00
    World Bank, 2009-2013

    Gross national income (GNI) per capita is based on purchasing power parity, converted into international dollars. One international dollar has the same purchasing power as one U.S. dollar in the U.S. The EF EPI countries' 2013 global average was 27,845 USD, ranging from 2,890 USD (Cambodia) to 128,530 USD (Qatar).

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  • 90.6%
    World Bank, 2013

    Internet penetration signifies the percentage of people in a country with access to the Internet. EF EPI countries' 2014 global average was 56.8%, with the range of 6.0% (Cambodia) to 95.1% (Norway).

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  • 15.2%
    Worldbank, 2006-2013

    This World Bank statistic refers to the percentage of total government expenditure dedicated to education. The global average for EF EPI countries from 2010 to 2013 was 14.0%, with the range being 7.3% (Azerbaijan) to 31.3% (Thailand).

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  • 12.30
    UN Human Development Reports, 2013

    Mean years of schooling is the “average number of years of education received by people aged 25 and older, converted from education attainment levels using the official duration of each level.” The EF EPI countries' 2013 global mean was 9.2 years, with the range of 2.5 (Yemen) to 12.9 (Germany).

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  • 9,880,604
    CIA World Factbook, 2014

    The populations of EF EPI countries range from 520,672 people (Luxembourg) to 1.36 billion (China). These 2014 statistics come from the CIA World Factbook.

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  • Sweden
  • Average

Proficiency trend

2011
#4 / 44 Very high
2012
#1 / 54 Very high
2013
#1 / 60 Very high
2014
#3 / 63 Very high
2015
#1 / 70 Very high
2016
#3 / 72 Very high
2017
#2 / 80 Very high

Proficiency by region and city

    • West Sweden
      71.74
    • South Sweden
      71.51
    • East Middle Sweden
      71.16
    • Upper Norrland
      70.03
    • Stockholm
      69.99
    • Smaland Olandland and Gotland
      69.85
    • North Middle Sweden
      69.73
    • Göteborg
      70.78
    • Stockholm
      69.83
    • Malmö
      69.74

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