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A fast growing region

Gothenburg is one of the fastest growing regions in Europe. For many years, it has enjoyed strong growth both in terms of its population and economic activity. 

Growth in Gothenburg's labour market region since 2010

148 K


110 K

more employees

36 K


41 %

real increase in gross regional product

38 %

real wage sum growth

62 %

real exports growth

An expanding labour market 

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 1.8 million residents, compared with 1.4 million residents today. 

Illustration of Gothenburg's labour market
Sjömanshustrun blickar ut vid Göteborgs inlopp

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Per Österström
Head of FDI
Area of work: Foreign direct investments Establishment
Area of concern: Management team Establish and invest
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