Sweden

Results of the 26 May 2019 European elections

Political partiesEuropean affiliationNumber of votesPercentage of votesNumber of seatsTrend compared with 2014
Swedish Social Democratic PartyS&D974589 23.48%5
Moderate PartyEPP69877016.83%4
Sweden DemocratsECR63687715.34 %3
Green PartyGreens/EFA47825811.52 %2
Centre PartyRenew Europe44764110.78 %2
Christian DemocratsEPP3578568.62 %2
Left PartyGUE/NGL2823006.80 %1
The LiberalsRenew Europe1714194.13 %1

List of MEPs

European’s People Party - EPP
Arba KOKALARIModerates
David LEGAChristian-Democratic Party
Jessica POLFJÄRDModerates
Sara SKYTTEDALChristian-Democratic Party
Tomas TOBEModerates
Jörgen WARBORNModerates
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats - S&D
Erik BERGKVISTSocial-Democratic Party
Ilan DE BASSOSocial-Democratic Party
Heléne FRITZONSocial-Democratic Party
Evin INCIRSocial-Democratic Party
Carina OHLSSONSocial-Democratic Party
Renew Europe - RE
Abir AL-SAHLANICenter Party
Karin KARLSBROLiberals
Emma WIESNERCenter Party
Greens/European Free Alliance - Greens-EFA
Jakop G. DALUNDEEnvironment Party - Greens
Pär HOLMGRENEnvironment Party - Greens
Alice KUHNKEEnvironment Party - Greens
European Conservatives and Reformists - ECR
Peter LUNDGRENSweden Democrats
Johan NISSINENSweden Democrats
Charlie WEIMERSSweden Democrats
The Left group in the European Parliament - GUE/NGL
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Malin BJÖRKLeft Party
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Electoral Procedures

> Election Dates : 9 June 2024
> Number of MEPs: 21
> At what age can one vote? 18 years
> At what age can one be elected? 18 Years
> Who can vote? Swedish citizens having voting rights for national elections and European citizens living in Sweden.

 

Electoral rules

> Voting method : Représentation proportionnelle (vote préférentiel)
> Means for attributing seats : Sainte Lagüe Method
> Can candidates be chosen from a list? Yes

 

Institutions and political situation

Constitutional monarchy, parliamentary democracy
– Head of State : Charles Gustave XVI
– Prime Minister : Ulf Kristersson

 

Economy

Currency : Swedish crown (exchange rate in September 2023 : 1€ = 11.12 SEK)
> GDP : €562 526 million (2022)
> GDP per capita (PPS) : €46 250  (2012)
> GDP Growth : -0.8% (2017)
> Unemployment: 7.7% (September 2023)
> Inflation : 6.5 % (September 2023)
> Public Debt: 33% of the GDP (December 2022)

 

Geography and population

– Surface Area : 450 295 km² (source : The CIA World Factbook)
– 10.5 million inhabitants (Eurostat, 1st January 2018)

 

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