A growth region

A growing region

Gothenburg is a fast growing region both in terms of its population and economy.

Since the year 2000, Gothenburg has grown by... 

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187
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inhabitants
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134
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jobs
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46
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establishments

and our economy has seen the following growth...

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79
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%
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increase in gross regional product
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74
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increase in total wage sum
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53
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increase in productivity

Expanding in size and population

The population is increasing rapidly, while infrastructure investments are also expanding the labour market area. By 2030 Gothenburg's labour market area will encompass an estimated 1.75 million inhabitants, compared with 1.17 million inhabitants in 2017. 

 

Labour market region - Gothenburg

 

Source: Statistics Sweden

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