Finansdepartementet
Agency overview
Formed1840 (1840)[1]
Employeesabout 470
Ministers responsible
Websitewww.government.se

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 Mikael Damberg (s), the Minister for Financial Markets – currently Max Elger (s) and the Minister for Public Administration – currently Ida Karkiainen (s).[2]

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

Government agencies

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

Areas of responsibility

References

  1. ^ "Finansdepartementet". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 13 November 2010. (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Ministry of Finance". The Government of Sweden. Retrieved 31 March 2015.

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