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Sweden

  • Jumpers
    Sticking Around

    The average age of a Swedish tertiary student is 25.5 years old - the oldest average in the world.

  • Marbles
    Equality

    Sweden has the highest proportion of female lawmakers in the world (in 2006 nearly half of the Swedish parliament was female.)

  • streets
    So Equal

    Swedes have the lowest income inequality in the world.

  • IKEA
    Flatpackin'

    It's the home of Ikea. But you knew that.

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: Kingdom of Sweden
  • Capital: Stockholm
  • Population: 9.1 million
  • Official Language: Swedish
  • Currency: Swedish Krona
  • Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy
  • Academic Year
    Semester 1: early September to mid-January
    Semester 2: late January to early June 

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