Swedish games industry makes $3.8bn in 2020 while workforce grows

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Jeffrey Rousseau

Number of Swedish game companies has grown by double-digit percentages every year for a decade, now total 667 in number

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Games firms in Sweden generated a combined revenue total of €3.3 billion ($3.8 billion) last year, up 43% year-over-year, according to the 2021 Game Developer Index by trade body Dataspelsbranschen.

The report identified 667 game companies in the country, marking at least ten straight years of double-digit percentage growth.

Collectively, Swedish companies posted profits of €720 million ($834 million) for 2020, up 46% year-over-year.

“With 81 new companies, the Swedish industry is showing stable growth and over the past decade has increased

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