Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Sweden?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Sweden. In Sweden, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Sweden und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Sweden
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Sweden?

Sweden uses power plugs of type C and F. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Sweden.

Country information

About Sweden

Flag: About Sweden

Sweden is a country in Europe (Northern Europe) with about 9.8 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 450 000 km². The capital of Sweden is Stockholm (1.3 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Swedish, Northern Sami, Samoan and Finnish.

The neighbors of Sweden are Finland and Norway.

TLD: .seCurrency: SEKCountry calling code: +46Country Code : SE
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Sweden?

The voltage in Sweden is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Sweden?

The utility frequency in Sweden is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Sweden.