Doctor jobs in Sweden
- Specialist General medicine
- Specialist Internal medicine
- Specialist Dermatology
- Specialist General psychiatry
- Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Specialist Clinical radiology
- Specialist Child and adolescent psychiatry
Sweden officially the Kingdom of Sweden is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe.
At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union by area, with a total population of about 9.4 million. About 85% of the population live in urban areas. Sweden's capital city is Stockholm, which is also the largest city.
Temperatures vary greatly from north to south. Southern and central parts of the country have warm summers and cold winters, with average high temperatures of 20 to 25 °C (68 to 77 °F) and lows of 12 to 15 °C (54 to 59 °F) in the summer, and average temperatures of -4 to 2 °C (25 to 36 °F) in the winter, while the northern part of the country has shorter, cooler summers and longer, colder and snowier winters, with temperatures that often drop below freezing from September through May.
The 20 largest (by turnover in 2007) companies registered in Sweden are Volvo, Ericsson, Vattenfall, Skanska, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, Electrolux, Volvo Personvagnar, TeliaSonera,Sandvik, Scania, ICA, Hennes & Mauritz, IKEA, Nordea, Preem, Atlas Copco, Securitas, Nordstjernan and SKF.
Costs for health and medical care amount to approximately 9 percent of Sweden’s gross domestic product (GDP), a figure that has remained fairly stable since the early 1980s. Seventy-one percent of health care is funded through local taxation, and county councils have the right to collect income tax. The state finances the bulk of health care costs, with the patient paying a small nominal fee for examination. The state pays for approximately 97% of medical costs.
The Swedish national football team
- A meal at an inexpensive restaurant: 9.91 €
- A three-course meal for two at a mid-ranged restaurant: 53.08 €
- 1 Liter of milk: 0.93
- Fresh white Bread: 2.18 €
- 1 kilogram of chicken breasts: 8.77 €
- 1 kilogram of oranges: 2.07 €
- 1 kilogram of potatoes: 0.79 €
- A monthly pass for the local transport system: 70.71 €
- 1 km with a taxi with normal tariff: 1.47 €
- 1 liter of gasoline: 1.55 €
- Monthly utilities: 122.65 €
- 1 minute of pre-paid mobile tariff: 0.09 €
- Internet access (6Mbps, Flat Rate, Cable/ADSL): 23.54 €
- The monthly fee for an adult at a fitness center: 36.47 €
- 1 hour tennis court rent in the weekend: 19.44 €
- 1 seat in the cinema for an international release: 11.88 €
- The rent for a 1 bedroom apartment ranges from 420 to 620 €
- The rent for a 3 bedroom apartment: 750 – 1000 €
Swedish tax residents are liable for income tax on their employment income regardless of where it isderived from. The cash principle applies which means that income is generally taxable upon receipt. Generally all earnings, including benefits in kind, from an employer to an employee are reportable and taxable as income from employment. Taxable income is for example: salary, bonus payments, allowances, stock options and housing benefits. The tax rates ranges from 31 % and up to
|Taxable Income||Income Tax Rates|
|0 – 383,000 SEK (51,895 EUR)||31 %|
|383,001‐548,300 SEK (51,895 -74,293 EUR)||51 %|
|548,301 SEK + (74,293.8 EUR +)||56 %|
The VAT of 25% is added to many things bought by private citizens, with the exception of food (12% VAT), transportation, and books (6% VAT).