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.

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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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

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 1.75 million inhabitants, compared with 1.17 million inhabitants in 2017. 

Labour market region - Gothenburg

Source: Statistics Sweden

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