Ministry of Finance (Sweden)

The Ministry of Finance (Swedish: Finansdepartementet) is a Swedish government ministry responsible for matters relating to economic policy, the central government budget, taxes, banking, security and insurance, international economic work, central, regional and local government.

Agency overview
Formed1840 (1840)[1]
Employeesabout 470
Ministers responsible
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The ministry has a staff of 490, of whom only 20 are political appointees.[citation needed] The political executive is made up of three ministers: the Minister for Finance - currently Magdalena Andersson (s), the Minister for Financial Markets - currently Per Bolund (mp) and the Minister for Public Administration - currently Lena Micko (s).[2]

The ministry offices are located at Drottninggatan 21 in central Stockholm.

Government agenciesEdit

The Ministry of Finance is principal for the following government agencies:

Areas of responsibilityEdit

  • Financial markets
  • Central government budget
  • International cooperation
  • Local authorities
  • Taxes


  1. ^ "Finansdepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 13 November 2010. (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Ministry of Finance". The Government of Sweden. Retrieved 31 March 2015.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 59°19′48.76″N 18°03′53.75″E / 59.3302111°N 18.0649306°E / 59.3302111; 18.0649306