Sweden is a parliamentary monarchy with free and fair elections and a strong multiparty system. Civil liberties and political rights are legally guaranteed and respected in practice, and the rule of law prevails.
Freedom in the World — Sweden Country Report
Sweden is rated Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
- 2019 Sweden Country Report
- 2020 Country Report — Coming Soon!
Q&A: Populist Gains in the Swedish Elections opens in new tab
September 10, 2018
Freedom of the Press 2015: Harsh Laws and Violence Drive Global Decline opens in new tab
April 28, 2015