Swedish official reports on the media

Sweden's government building, Riksdagen
Photo: Johannes Jansson, norden.org


On this page, you will find links to Swedish official reports on media, digitalisation, democracy and freedom of expression. The compilation is updated once a year and includes reports from 1924 onwards.

The reports included in the compilation below are from the series Statens offentliga utredningar (SOU) [Swedish Government Official Reports]. SOU reports are written by a special investigator or committee appointed by the government to investigate a certain issue before a new bill is presented.


Download the compilation

Here you can download Nordicom’s compilation of Swedish official reports on the media. The list includes links to all media-related SOU reports published between 1924 and 2021. The reports are in Swedish.


Find more legal documents

You can find more SOU reports and other legal documents from 2000 onwards on the Swedish government’s website.

SOU reports published between 1922 and 1999 have been digitised by the National Library of Sweden and are available as PDF files in the Regina database.


The legislative process in Sweden

You can read more about the Swedish legislative process on the websites of the Swedish government and the Swedish parliament, the Riksdag.


Updated February 2022