Ministry of Finance (Sweden)

Agency overview
Formed 1840 (1840)[1]
Employees about 470
Ministers responsible

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.

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 ‚Äď currently Magdalena Andersson (s), the Minister for Financial Markets ‚Äď currently √Ösa Lindhagen (mp) and the Minister for Public Administration ‚Äď currently Lena Micko (s).[2]

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

Government agencies

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

Areas of responsibility

  • 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 links

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