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Edit request: found the missing citation, 25 July 2011[edit]

I found the citation that is missing under the education section, 3rd paragraph, in the part that talks about tertiary education:

I found this citation source in the article about Finland, which discussed a similar set of statistics about its own tertiary education system.


— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 09:04, 25 July 2011‎ (UTC)

Swedish 2017 GDP has reviewed[edit]

The recent GDP per capita checked at US $51,744 per person in a month. I've changed the data based on World Bank forum centre with a great effort. KaplanAL (talk) 21:54, 27 January 2017 (Western Indonesia Time)

Semi-protected edit request on 18 November 2017[edit]

Sweden doesn't have 21 counties anymore. It only has 20 this year.

This line should be changed: chaired by the prime minister. Sweden is a unitary state, currently divided into 21 counties

Remove "21 counties" and change it for "20 counties"

This can be verified here: They are The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (Governmental) George777Jackson (talk) 20:22, 18 November 2017 (UTC)

George777Jackson (talk) 20:22, 18 November 2017 (UTC)

But the page says "20 county councils", not "20 counties". —MRD2014 Talk • Edits • Help! 22:39, 21 November 2017 (UTC)
Not done. It's been almost two days since User:MRD2014 requested clarity but really, they shouldn't have had to in the first place. Requests for edits need to be completely understandable or we won't be able to comply with them. CityOfSilver 18:29, 23 November 2017 (UTC)

Dubious tag[edit]

I added a dubous tag to the followng meaning in the lead:

the Hanseatic League threatened Scandinavia's culture, finances and languages.

This is a strong statement that lack references. I suspect the writer must have got this from a nationalist historiography similarly to what is teached at Swedish schools. I suggest that either this phrase get a really got source, or it is deleted or transformed into a more soft statement. Lappspira (talk) 00:09, 9 March 2018 (UTC)

Unified Sweden ~1000 CE[edit]

Olof Skötkonung was the first king of unified Sweden, ruling both the Swedes and Geats. His reign was 995–1022, so why does the info box give the date of "A unified Swedish kingdom established" as "the early 12th century"? Swedish Wikipedia also says ~1000. Retardednamingpolicy (talk) 08:11, 14 March 2018 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 2 May 2018[edit]

 Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format and provide a reliable source if appropriate. Eggishorn (talk) (contrib) 21:07, 4 May 2018 (UTC)


The emergence of the Sweden prison system occurred during 1810 to 1840 when the number of prisoners quadrupled. This caused overcrowding and violence as prisoners were packed into old fortresses, jails and workhouses. During this period, there was a lot of discussion with the goal of bringing about reforms in the system. One of the most prominent supporters of prison reform in Sweden was the Crown Prince Oscar, who wrote a highly received work about the new system that was translated into several languages. Eventually this led to the Parliament to grant money for the construction of the first Swedish penitentiaries, resulting in about 45 nearly identical regional institutions of the Philadelphia model. 5 of those prisons contained a large number of the cells that were intended for prisoners in solitary confinement. Sweden saw the Philadelphia system as the more profound and sincere system when it came to reforming criminals while also referring to its deterrent effects [1]. After being reorganized in 1998, Sweden’s prison system today is that unites the three branches of prison, probation service and remand prison. In this new organization of the prison and probation service, all personnel are believed to manage both help and control. This concept can be referred to as “caring power”, a term coined by Dutch researchers Annemieke van Drenth and Francisca de Haan. This essentially explains that it is exercised with kindness and in a spirit of doing what is best for the person in need of help. This combination of help and control is very prevalent in corrections services as punishment and discipline require control and the ideology in society asks for help for the disadvantaged. [2]

. Strattonp96 (talk) 14:22, 2 May 2018 (UTC)

  1. ^ Nilsson, R. (2003). The Swedish Prison System in Historical Perspective: A Story of SuccessfulFailure? Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 4(1), 1-20. doi:10.1080/1404385031001077