Sweden

Parliament

Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Administration

Parliamentary and State budget

Legal document(s) specifying parliament’s power over its budget
Constitution
Responsibility for preparing the proposal for the parliamentary budget
The Executive
Decision-making about the maximum amount of the parliamentary budget
Parliament decides the maximum amount of the budget
Decision-making about the allocation of the parliamentary budget
Parliament decides how to allocate the budget
National currency
Swedish Krona (SEK)
PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) conversion factor
8.75
(2022)
Parliament’s budget, per year
1,902,800,000 SEK
(2021)
Parliament’s budget, per year in PPP
211,422,222
(2021)
Offices included in the parliamentary budget
Ombudsman
State budget, per year
1,065,800,000,000 SEK
(2021)
Proportion of the State budget devoted to parliament, per year
0.002
(2021)

Parliamentary staff

The parliamentary administration is independent from the government
Yes
Parliament has control over the recruitment of parliamentary staff
Yes
There is one or more gender equality policy that applies to the parliamentary administration
Yes
Links to gender equality policies
Number of staff employed by the parliament (FTE)
658
(2021)

Secretary General

Authority that selects the Secretary General
Bureau/Parliamentary board
Chamber/Parliament votes to approve the selection of the Secretary General
Yes
Length of term of the Secretary General
No fixed term
Previous occupation of the current Secretary General
Other

Notes: Director General of the Swedish Agency for Public Management

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No