Sweden is the third largest music exporter in the world, with over 800 million dollars in 2007 years revenue, surpassed only by the US and the UK.
Sport activities are a national movement with half of the population actively participating, much thanks to the heavy government subsidies of sport associations (föreningsstöd). The two main spectator sports are football and ice hockey. Second to football, horse sports have the highest number of practitioners, mostly women. Thereafter follow golf, athletics, and the team sports of handball, floorball, basketball and innebandy (floor hockey).
In wintertime, Sweden is a haven for winter sports such as skiing, skating and ice climbing. While in spring and summertime there is trekking, mountaineering, white-water rafting, canoeing, sailing and many other adrenaline-filled pursuits. Central and northern Sweden are dotted with winter and year-round resorts such as skiing, dog-sledding, snow scooters, white water rafting and hiking, to mention just a few. From trekking in the serene wilderness that is Sarek National Park to pitching camp with the Sami, the indigenous people of Swedish Lapland
Moose hunting is a great interest for Swedes considering there are hundreds of thousands of moose roam through the forests. And even though around 250,000 hunters shoot about 100,000 moose each year, there are still 2-3 times that amount remaining in the forest.