The third review of Sweden’s environmental performance evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on the country’s longstanding commitment to mitigating emissions of greenhouse gases and its management of marine ecosystem services and water.
This country note provides information on latest trends in income inequalities as well as key findings from the 2011 OECD report "Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising".
After the onset of the crisis, unemployment in Sweden increased markedly, though much less than expected and than during the early 1990s, even as participation in the labour market held up well.
Sweden has developed an extensive and sound policy framework to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
This document sets out when Sweden joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.