List of cities in Sweden by population


List of cities in Sweden by population

This is a list of cities in Sweden by population.

The population is measured by Statistics Sweden. The statistics bureau uses the term "tätort" (locality or urban area), which is defined as a continuous built-up area with a maximum distance of 50 metres between residences. The localities are "geographical" and "statistical" units, toatally independent of the "administrative" and "political" subdivision in counties and municipalities.

The urban areas in Sweden with more than 20,000 inhabitants as of 2005, according to Statistics Sweden, [cite paper | author=Statistics Sweden | title=Population by urban settlements. Every five years 1990 - 2005 | date=2005 | url=http://www.ssd.scb.se/databaser/makro/visavar.asp?omradekod=BE&deltabell=1&huvudtabell=FolkmangdTatort&xu=C9233001&yp=tansss&inl=&V=1&Tidfinns=1&databas=SDB_Befolkning1&prodid=BE0101&innehall=Folkmangd&preskat=O&starttid=1990&stopptid=2000&lang=1&Fromwhere=S&FromSel=VA&langdb=1] are:

# Stockholm, 1,252,020
# Göteborg/Gothenburg, 510,491
# Malmö, 258,020
# Uppsala, 128,409
# Västerås, 107,005
# Örebro, 98,237
# Linköping, 97,428
# Helsingborg, 91,475
# Jönköping, 84,423
# Norrköping, 83,561
# Lund, 76,188
# Umeå, 75,645
# Gävle, 68,700
# Borås, 63,441
# Södertälje, 60,279
# Eskilstuna, 60,185
# Täby, 58,593
# Karlstad, 58,544
# Halmstad, 55,688
# Växjö, 55,600
# Sundsvall, 49,339
# Luleå, 45,467
# Trollhättan, 44,498
# Östersund, 43,796
# Borlänge, 39,422
# Falun, 36,447
# Upplands Väsby, 35,977
# Tumba, 35,311
# Kalmar, 35,170
# Skövde, 33,119
# Kristianstad, 33,083
# Karlskrona, 32,606
# Skellefteå, 32,425
# Uddevalla, 30,513
# Lidingö, 30,357
# Motala, 29,798
# Landskrona, 28,670
# Örnsköldsvik, 28,617
# Nyköping, 27,720
# Karlskoga, 27,500
# Åkersberga, 26,727
# Vallentuna, 26,500
# Varberg, 26,041
# Trelleborg, 25,643
# Lidköping, 24,941
# Alingsås, 22,919
# Piteå, 22,650
# Sandviken, 22,574
# Märsta, 22,548
# Ängelholm, 22,532
# Visby, 22,236
# Boo, 21,776
# Vänersborg, 21,672
# Katrineholm, 21,386
# Kungälv, 21,139
# Västervik, 20,694
# Enköping, 20,204

"Note that these numbers are from the year 2005, as Statistics Sweden releases these statistics only every five years."

ee also

*List of cities in Sweden
*List of cities in Denmark by population
*List of cities in Norway by population
*List of cities in Scandinavia by population
*List of Finnish municipalities by population
*List of cities in Iceland

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