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Smaller localities

Official statistics of Sweden

The statistics show the land area, population and population density of small towns. A small town (småort) has contiguous buildings with no more than 150 metres between houses and 50-199 inhabitants. Statistics Sweden separates small towns geographically and then calculates statistics per small town.

Statistical news

More men than women in small localities


According to 2020 data, 273,000 people live in a small locality; that is, in a settlement area with 50–199 inhabitants. This corresponds to 3 percent of the Swedish population. The population of small localities is broken down into 52 percent men and 48 percent women.

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