LIST: The biggest spending proposals in Sweden's new budget

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LIST: The biggest spending proposals in Sweden's new budget
High petrol and diesel prices following Russia's invasion of Ukraine have led the government to introduce a new fuel bonus. Photo: Fredrik Persson/TT

The first budget from Sweden's new government includes 40 billion kronor's worth of new spending proposals. Here are all of the most important ones.


State payment to municipalities: 6 billion 

Increased tax rebate for elderly: 0.77 billion

Increased spending on professional education and apprenticeships: 0.45 billion

Tax cuts on petrol and diesel: 6.84 billion

Retaining higher level of A-kassa unemployment insurance: 5.8 billion

Increased defence spending: 5 billion

Increased spending on healthcare: 2.1 billion

Increased work travel rebate: 1.60 billion


Extra spending on schools: 1.59 billion 

Increased spending on criminal justice: 1.43 billion

Charging points, hydrogen infrastructure: 1.09 billion

Increased road maintenance: 1 billion

More money for broadband: 0.6 billion

'Industriklivet' green industry subsidy: 0.6 billion

Extended bonus to housing benefit. 0.52 billion

'Klimatklivet' green subsidy (car charging points): 0.4 billion

Reduced fuel tax for work machinery: 0.38 billion

Subsidy to ESS particle accelerator: 0.36 billion

Increased tax cut for solar cells: 0.28 billion

Increased spending on sickness benefits: 0.21 billion

Money on protecting wetlands: 0.2 billion

Reduced tax on burning municipal waste: 0.41 billion

Increased funding for Migration Agency and Migration Court: 0.57 billion


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