A growing region

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 the year 2000

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205
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residents
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147
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jobs
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48
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establishments
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81
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real increase in gross regional product
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80
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real total wage sum growth
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75
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%
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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 1.2 million residents in 2018. 

Labour market region - Gothenburg

Source: Statistics Sweden

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