Folkhemmet (literally, People's Home) is a political term in Swedish. It was first used by Rudolf Kjellén in the early 20th century. It was adopted by the Swedish Social Democratic Party in the 1920s. In 1928, Swedish social democrat Per Albin Hansson delivered a speech including the word, referring to equality and cooperation. The speech made the term popular.
Nowadays, the term may not only refer to Per Albin Hansson's visions, but also works as a poetic name for the Swedish welfare state.