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Stockholm is the capital and the largest city of Sweden. The vast majority of Stockholmians work in the service industry, which accounts for roughly 85% of jobs in Stockholm. Stockholm is Sweden's financial centre.Sweden is in Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak, between Finland and Norway. The climate is temperate in the south with cold, cloudy winters and cool, partly cloudy summers, but subarctic in the north.The official language is Swedish. It is closely related to Norwegian and Danish, which many Swedes can understand. English is widely spoken; German and French are less common. Attempting a few polite phrases in Swedish will be appreciated. The main religion is Christianity.The economy of Sweden is an export-oriented mixed economy featuring a modern distribution system, excellent internal and external communications, and a skilled labour force. Timber, hydropower, and iron ore constitute the resource base of an economy heavily oriented toward foreign trade. Sweden's engineering sector accounts for 50% of output and exports. Telecommunications, the automotive industry and the pharmaceutical industries are also of great importance.Expatriates should dress professionally, at least at first, however many Swedes are comfortable wearing smart casual clothing.The security risk for expatriates in Sweden is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime and the underlying threat of terrorism.The currency of Sweden is the Swedish Krona (SEK). Banking is on a par with the rest of Western Europe and North America.Medical facilities are good, however the cost of treatment for expatriates from outside the EU can be high.The population of Stockholm is 2.3 Million (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.6% for Sweden as at October 2019.Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Sweden is based on the current personal income tax rates, comprising comprise National (0%-25%) and Municipal income tax (Average 32%), progressive up to 57%.