A growing region

A fast growing region

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Frida Winter/Göteborg & Co

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

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148
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residents
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110
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more employees
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36
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establishments
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41
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real increase in gross regional product
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38
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real wage sum growth
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62
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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. 

Map of Gothenburg's labour market region

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