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Educational attainment of the population

The statistics show the level of education and specialisation by sex, age and national background. Also shown are the country of emigration and immigration year for immigrants, and the immigration country and emigration year for emigrants.

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Educational attainment of the population in 2018


Just over one fourth of the population is highly educated. These people often live in metropolitan municipalities and county seats. The majority of the municipalities with the highest level of education are located in Stockholm County, where one third, or more, of the population has at least three years of post-secondary education in nine of the municipalities. Other municipalities with high levels of education include Lund, Lomma, Uppsala, Umeå and Linköping.

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