The Total Population Register (RTB)

The Total Population Register (RTB) is an individual register at Statistics Sweden where microdata has been collected for research and statistical purposes.

Data from RTB is used for the production of statistics on the size and composition of the population and forms the basis for statistics on, for example, domestic and foreign relocations, births, deaths, marriages and divorces. The statistics are published every month on

RTB has existed since 1968 and is an extract from the population register that the Swedish Tax Agency is responsible for. RTB is fundamental to demographic research and is requested as background information in medical and behavioral science research.



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The Total Population Register (RTB) Sweden Statistics Sweden 2020-09-03