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Swedish Diachronic Corpus

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At the top of each file, metadata information such as author, title, publication date, source, licence etc is given. More information on the different corpus resources is also available on the Metadata page.

A list of all the texts included in the corpus is available on the Contents page.

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Court

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
court records 1451–1779 2,228,374 [txt] [anno] [readme]
parish meetings 1615–1862 666,240 [txt] [anno] [readme]
sentences (in the judicial sense) 1981–2009 32,647,599 [txt] [anno] [readme]
tänkeböcker 1381–1626 2,211,106 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Governmental

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
administrative authorities (easy-to-read) 2011–2015 51,366 [txt] [anno] [readme]
European Parliament proceedings 1996–2011 33,406,922 [txt] [anno] [readme]
party platforms and election manifestos 1887–2010 821,860 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: registers (subject indexes, personal data) 1809–1970 14,388,695 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Ståndsriksdagen – acts 1521–1734 3,882,680 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Ståndsriksdagen – appendixes 1809–1863 63,309,295 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Ståndsriksdagen – bourgeois 1654–1866 34,729,101 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Ståndsriksdagen – clergy 1642–1863 29,853,667 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Ståndsriksdagen – farmers 1600–1863 31,441,334 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Ståndsriksdagen – nobility 1627–1863 62,968,509 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Ståndsriksdagen – resolutions 1529–1812 330,826 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – bills 1867–1970 309,871,964 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – code of statutes 1967–1970 82,713 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – investigations 1867–1922 56,667,848 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – letters ('skrivelser') 1867–1970 28,612,175 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – memorials 1867–1970 189,496,341 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – proposals 1867–1970 71,287,444 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – protocols 1867–1970 322,724,129 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – registers 1867–1970 21,526,279 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – regulations 1867–1958 2,495,573 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Riksdagstryck: Tvåkammarriksdagen – reports 1867–1970 57,051,214 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: accounts 1998–2016 13,760,729 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: agendas 2004–2016 416,235 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: bills 1971–2016 316,415,621 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: Chamber 2011–2016 3,470,712 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: committee documents 1998–2016 39,139,502 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: committee statements 1971–2016 8,114,245 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: EU board 2000–2016 2,957,171 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: European Commission 2003–2014 45,584,621 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: interpellations 1999–2016 17,989,768 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: investigations 1960–2016 20,436,551 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: letters 2005–2016 112,737 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: meetings 2011–2016 28,562 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: memorandums 2003–2016 2,728,607 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: ministries 1992–2016 38,539,782 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: miscellaneous 2005–2016 15,398,056 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: proposals 1970–2016 140,240,619 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: protocols 1971–2016 227,297,730 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: public investigations 1995–2016 204,413,280 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: questions 1996–2016 12,682,785 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: reports 1971–2016 192,884,706 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: speaker lists 2004–2016 165,929 [txt] [anno] [readme]
The Riksdag's open data: speeches 1993–2018 121,987,537 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Informal

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
diaries 1640–1888 729,705 [txt] [anno] [readme]
folklore 1900–1929 1,087,994 [txt] [anno] [readme]
personal stories 1962
14,988 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Laws and regulations

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
by-laws 1279–1801 13,894 [txt] [anno] [readme]
church regulations 1275–1686 133,429 [txt] [anno] [readme]
laws 1203–2012 10,778,662 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Letters and charters

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
charters 1208–1512 967,228 [txt] [anno] [readme]
letter correspondences, miscellaneous 1531–1893 214,464 [txt] [anno] [readme]
letters written by Anna Vasa (princess) 1591–1612 8,550 [txt] [anno] [readme]
letters written by August Strindberg (author) 1858–1912 1,507,958 [txt] [anno] [readme]
letters written by Gustav Vasa (king) 1521–1525 253,642 [txt] [anno] [readme]
letters written by Johan Ekeblad (courtier) 1639–1655 52,253 [txt] [anno] [readme]
letters written by Jon Stålhammar (military) 1700–1708 49,264 [txt] [anno] [readme]
letters written by Wiliam Peterson-Berger (composer) to Helga Englund 1902–1925 19,601 [txt] [anno] [readme]
letters written by/to Carl von Linné (scientist) 1727–1778 130,072 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Lyrics

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
song lyrics 1812–1934 1,145,268 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Newspapers

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
8 sidor (easy-to-read) 2002–2017 2,832,875 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Aftonbladet 1830–1849 92,797,161 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Alfwar och Skämt 1840–1849 806,252 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Barometern 1840–1899 127,954,510 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Blekingsposten 1850–1889 38,474,722 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Bollnäs Tidning 1870–1889 3,094,176 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Borås Tidning 1830–1899 73,425,990 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Carlscronas Tidningar 1760–1769 145,163 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Carlscronas Wekoblad 1750–1879 57,402,042 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Dagens Nyheter 1987
5,122,590 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Dagligt Allehanda 1760–1839 178,988,391 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Dalpilen 1850–1909 65,931,923 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Fahlu Weckoblad 1780–1829 3,527,435 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Falköpings Tidning 1850–1899 58,136,595 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Faluposten 1860–1899 16,243,450 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Folkets röst 1840–1869 27,684,137 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Gotlands Tidning 1860–1889 16,957,678 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Göteborgs Handels- och Sjöfartstidning 1830–1899 492,367,090 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Göteborgs Weckoblad 1870–1899 16,264,392 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Göteborgsposten 1850–1899 306,803,162 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Göteborgsposten 1994–2013 270,970,549 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Götheborgs Allehanda 1770–1849 26,429,170 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Götheborgs Weckolista 1740–1759 512,793 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Götheborgska Nyheter 1760–1849 12,010,332 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Härnösandsposten 1840–1899 86,317,975 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Inrikes Tidningar 1760–1829 34,567,748 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Jönköpingsbladet 1840–1879 36,853,196 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Jönköpingsposten 1870–1899 70,936,664 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Kalmar 1860–1909 135,245,605 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Karlshamns Allehanda 1840–1899 78,121,776 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Karlskrona Weckoblad 1870–1899 44,800,106 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Kristianstadsbladet 1850–1899 93,483,214 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Lindesbergs Allehanda 1870–1889 2,499,583 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Lunds Weckoblad 1770–1899 97,351,609 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Malmö Allehanda 1820–1899 95,935,873 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Nerikes Allehanda 1840–1899 132,690,284 [txt] [anno] [readme]
news annals 1923–1958 1,528,935 [txt] [anno] [readme]
news from websites (DN and SvD) 2001–2013 271,806,916 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norrländska Korrespondenten 1850–1879 24,933,041 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norden 1850–1869 2,052,494 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norra Skane 1880–1899 30,812,486 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norrbottenskuriren 1860–1899 40,991,285 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norrbottensposten 1840–1899 28,104,280 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norrköpingskuriren 1850–1869 6,136,982 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norrköpings Tidningar 1780–1899 234,855,313 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norrköpings Weckotidningar 1750–1789 2,673,493 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Norrlandsposten 1880–1889 1,979,114 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Nya Dagligt Allehanda 1850–1899 395,271,236 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Nya Karlskrona Weckoblad 1870–1879 737,697 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Nya Wermlandstidningen 1850–1899 96,491,686 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Nya Wexjobladet 1840–1899 65,362,503 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Nytt Allvar och skamt 1840–1859 2,873,083 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Nytt och Gammalt 1780–1819 3,802,300 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Post- och Inrikestidningar 1820–1839 48,909,639 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Posttidningar 1800–1829 18,368,109 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Press 65 1965
1,119,449 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Press 76 1976
1,348,116 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Press 95 1995
7,671,700 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Press 96 1996
6,516,030 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Press 97 1997
13,703,279 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Press 98 1998
10,740,849 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Stockholms Dagblad 1820–1899 620,772,157 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Stockholmsposten 1770–1839 41,424,671 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Sundsvalls Tidning 1880–1899 54,467,965 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Tidning för Wenersborgs stad och län 1840–1899 73,526,430 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Umebladet 1840–1899 42,122,354 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Upsala 1840–1899 111,674,879 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Vestmanlands Läns Tidning 1830–1899 85,461,338 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Wermlands Läns Tidning 1870–1879 13,133,694 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Wermlandstidningen 1840–1859 3,530,848 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Wernamo Tidning 1870–1889 5,424,123 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Wexjobladet 1810–1859 9,603,967 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Östergötlands Veckoblad 1880–1899 12,687,430 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Östgöta Correspondenten 1830–1869 45,882,527 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Östgötaposten 1900–1909 5,959,023 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Pamphlets

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
political pamphlets 1769–1810 76,000 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Periodicals

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
culture 1881–1890 1,995,149 [txt] [anno] [readme]
medicine 1996–2010 21,733,737 [txt] [anno] [readme]
politics and economy 1891–1940 7,202,567 [txt] [anno] [readme]
popular science 1992–1996 743,831 [txt] [anno] [readme]
satire 1732–1734 245,253 [txt] [anno] [readme]
women and society 1886–1936 74,948,958 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Religion

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
bible texts 1400–1873 2,010,691 [txt] [anno] [readme]
hymns 1937
163,574 [txt] [anno] [readme]
postils 1200–1500 116,394 [txt] [anno] [readme]
prayers 1475–1499 7,677 [txt] [anno] [readme]
religious prose (legends, revelations etc.) 1350–1928 1,341,367 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Scientific and academic text (incl. medicine)

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
agriculture 1516–1778 71,801 [txt] [anno] [readme]
astrology 1440–1525 7,665 [txt] [anno] [readme]
humanities 1799–2012 14,800,826 [txt] [anno] [readme]
medicine 1350–1522 111,300 [txt] [anno] [readme]
natural science 1889–1908 73,793 [txt] [anno] [readme]
protocols (Academic Consistory of Uppsala University) 1624–1699 5,524,546 [txt] [anno] [readme]
social sciences 1896–2012 10,902,639 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Secular prose

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
autobiographies, biographies, memoirs 1665–1952 1,792,467 [txt] [anno] [readme]
children's literature, fairytales, fables 1845–1943 1,086,344 [txt] [anno] [readme]
drama 1600–1959 3,649,013 [txt] [anno] [readme]
essays 1932–1962 82,509 [txt] [anno] [readme]
fiction, miscellaneous 1303–2006 26,569,859 [txt] [anno] [readme]
folkore, folk-tales, mythology 1380–1908 745,088 [txt] [anno] [readme]
humour 1675–1935 173,484 [txt] [anno] [readme]
non-fiction, miscellaneous 1330–2008 3,508,410 [txt] [anno] [readme]
novels 1809–2002 29,118,755 [txt] [anno] [readme]
poetry 1700–1937 2,846,564 [txt] [anno] [readme]
proverbs, aphorisms 1375–1919 37,389 [txt] [anno] [readme]
short stories 1834–2017 4,547,357 [txt] [anno] [readme]
speeches 1786–1939 280,012 [txt] [anno] [readme]

Student writings

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
social science 2009 541,568 [txt] [anno] [readme]

User-generated Text

Genre Time Period #words Download Info
blogs 1998–2017 580,629,990 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2003
6,348,228 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2004
89,436,734 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2005
215,057,154 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2006
434,794,156 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2007
589,212,399 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2008
579,828,315 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2009
554,095,836 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2010
385,082,563 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2011
337,252,059 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2012
271,207,702 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2013
193,881,884 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2014
129,190,898 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2015
82,672,255 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2016
59,596,195 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Familjeliv 2017
35,487,461 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2000
5,594,995 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2001
5,390,869 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2002
10,466,574 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2003
11,688,688 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2004
43,748,505 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2005
73,820,010 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2006
110,418,145 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2007
155,741,098 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2008
217,934,664 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2009
270,512,101 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2010
326,690,783 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2011
337,564,764 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2012
326,879,191 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2013
296,287,432 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2014
260,038,731 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2015
220,408,308 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2016
202,485,545 [txt] [anno] [readme]
chat forum: Flashback 2017
38,906,575 [txt] [anno] [readme]
Swedish Wikipedia 2017
370,211,509 [txt] [anno] [readme]


For questions or comments, or if you are aware of any corpus resource that could be included in the Swedish Diachronic Corpus, don't hesitate to contact us!

Eva Pettersson Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University eva.pettersson@lingfil.uu.se
Lars Borin Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg lars.borin@svenska.gu.se

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