Swedish National Wealth Database (SNWD), 1810-2014

v1.3, 2016-07

 

[Swedish site: Sveriges nationalförmögenhet, 1810-2014]

 

Created by: Daniel Waldenström, Department of Economics, Uppsala University

Comments mostly welcome to daniel.waldenstrom@nek.uu.se

 

SNWD files:

·        Main datafile

o   SNWD.xlsx

·        Sub-datafiles with more detailed accounts:

o   Household sector

§  Non-financial assets

§  Financial assets

§  Liabilities

§  Pension assets

o   Public sector

§  Assets, liabilities, Wealth

o   Saving

§  National, private, public saving

·        Appendix (description of variable construction and sources)

o   Swedish National Wealth Database (SNWD): Appendix.pdf, 2016.

·        Publications:

o   “The National Wealth of Sweden, 1810-2014”, Scandinavian Economic History Review, 2016.

o   “Wealth-income ratios in a small, developing economy: Sweden, 1810–2014”, Journal of Economic History, 2017.

 

 

Contents of main datafile:

 

Variable

Sector

Time period

Series

Wealth

National / Private / Gov.

1810-2014

National/Private/Gov. wealth, current/constant prices, per cap/ad

Wealth

National / Private / Gov.

1870-2014

Assets, liabilities, net wealth

Wealth

National

1870-2014

Net foreign assets

Wealth

Private

1810-2014

Private wealth and main subcomponents

Wealth

Private

1810-2014

Non-financial assets, subcomponents

Wealth

Private

1810-2014

Financial assets, subcomponents

Wealth

Private

1810-2014

Pension assets

Wealth

Private

1810-2014

Liabilities, subcomponents

Wealth

Government

1870-2014

Assets, liabilities, net wealth, central/local gov.

Income

National

1810-2014

GDP, National income, depreciation, disposable income

Saving

National / Private / Gov.

1810-2014

National, private, government saving