Friday, December 16, 2011

Sweden has fallen back in broadband penetration in Europe

The broadband penetration rate describes the number of dedicated, high-speed connections per 100 inhabitants. This indicator shows how widely broadband access to the internet has spread in the countries on the general level, not specifying by user group. Broadband lines are defined as those with a capacity equal or higher than 144 Kbits/s. Various technologies are covered; ADSL, cable modem as well as other types of access lines.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

SVT Pejl: Crime Statistics for Sweden and regions

Click for different crimes and regions and more information

Alla brott i Sverige

Anmälda brott 

De senaste 10 åren

Minidiagram över utvecklingen de senaste åren.2001 - 2010

Uppklarade brott 

De senaste 7 åren

Minidiagram över utvecklingen de senaste åren.2004 - 2010
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Friday, December 9, 2011

Sweden and Finland regions lowest share of land used

From: Eurostat regional yearbook 2011
The regions with the lowest proportions of their area used for residential, economic and infrastructure-related purposes were Övre Norrland in Sweden and Pohjois-Suomi in Finland (both 2%), Highlands and Islands in the United Kingdom, Mellersta Norrland in Sweden and Thessalia in Greece (all 2.5%), Itä-Suomi in Finland (2.8%), Ipeiros (2.9%) in Greece and Alentejo (3.1%) in Portugal.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Sweden number four worldwide on corruption perception


The infographic groups countries and territories by their perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 10 (very clean). Hover over the wedges to see countries within a specific range, or over regions geographical breakdowns