Supporting Yourself and Developing in Sweden

Last updated: 6/4-2023

About Sweden – an orientation about Swedish society.
An illustrated collage with a teacher, bills and coins, two doctors and a carpenter, and a man studying at a desk.

This theme is about making a living and developing in Sweden.

It describes how to look for a job, why we pay taxes, and what the money we pay in tax is used for. It also describes adult education, social insurance and what municipalities do.

The theme is also about finances. It describes such things as how to plan your day-to-day finances, bills and what your rights are when you buy goods and services.

It also describes what the municipality does and what services and support you are entitled to in your everyday life.