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Smaller localities

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.

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Smaller localities 2015


According to Statistics Sweden's calculations, Sweden has 3 135 smaller localities. Taken together, they constitute 0.3 percent of the country's land area. Three percent of the country's population lives in a smaller locality. The smaller localities included in the statistics consist of contiguous settlements with 50-199 inhabitants.

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