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Land use in proximity to shoreline

Upcoming publishing: 2021-12-16

The statistics describe the population and settlement structure along the coasts, on islands and along the beaches and waterways. The reported data include coastal and beach lengths, number of islands, population and buildings on the islands and along the water areas.

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Land use in proximity to shoreline


There are permanent residents on more than 500 Swedish islands that do not have a mainland connection by bridge. Most of these islands are located in Sweden’s coastal areas. In the period from 2010 to 2018, the number of residents on islands without a bridge connection increased by nearly 3 000 persons.

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