economy The state budget balance for October is a surplus of 3.1 billion kronor, according to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (ESV). Compared to October 2017, there was a decrease of SEK 3.6 billion.
Government revenues increased to SEK 81 billion, while total expenditure increased to SEK 77.9 billion.
Surplus means that the total surplus for the first ten months of this year amounts to SEK 142.8 billion.
"Spending on migration has declined throughout the year, compared to the same period last year. However, spending has increased for health care, health and social care, university education and research, and financial security for families and children," ESV wrote. .