Urban Population in Sweden

Urban population reached 8.76 mil in 2017 in Sweden, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Sweden reached an all time high of 8.76 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 5.43 mil in 1960. When compared to Sweden's main peers, urban population in Denmark amounted to 5.06 mil, 4.70 mil in Finland, 4.32 mil in Norway and 107 mil in Russia in 2017.

Sweden has been ranked 66th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.


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