Sweden: Percent children

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 Sweden

Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 17.60
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 18.87
 Min - Max 16.62 - 22.42
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Sweden from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Sweden during that period was 18.87 percent with a minimum of 16.62 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 22.42 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 17.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 26.50 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sweden - Percent children - Recent values chart

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Sweden - Percent children - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 10.49 2022 million
 Percent urban population 88.49 2022 percent
 Population density 26 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 20.25 2022 percent
 Percent children 17.60 2022 percent
 Percent female population 49.60 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 11.51 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 60.90 2022 percent
 Refugee population 277,726 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 17 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.68 2022 percent
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