Ministry of Finance (Sweden)

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Formed 1840 (1840)[1]
Employees about 470
Ministers responsible
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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 - currently Magdalena Andersson (s), the Minister for Financial Markets - currently Per Bolund (mp) and the Minister for Public Administration - currently Ardalan Shekarabi (s).[2]

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

Government agencies[edit]

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

Economic Affairs Department[edit]

Budget Department[edit]

Fiscal Affairs Department[edit]

Financial Institutions and Markets Department[edit]

Housing Division[edit]

County Administrative Division[edit]

Commercially-operated Government Owned Companies[edit]


Areas of responsibility[edit]

  • 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. 

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