According to the World Values Survey in 2011, 26% of Swedish youth (18-29) would prefer an authoritarian regime under certain circumstances.
A qualitative probe of this has suggested that one reason for this reply was that they had a vague notion of what democracy was, because it has not been taught in schools.
Lindberg, Staffan I. ”Demokrati inte så viktigt för dagens unga svenskar”, Dagens Nyheter, 3/6-2011.
Zaremba, Maciej. ”Så får svenska skolan en ny blomstringstid”, Dagens Nyheter, 9/6-2011.