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Stockholm urban area


Stockholm urban area

Stockholm is located in Sweden
Country Sweden
Province Södermanland and Uppland
County Stockholm County
 • Total 381.63 km2 (147.35 sq mi)
Population (30 June 2015)[1]
 • Total 1,630,738
 • Density 4,273/km2 (11,070/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Stockholm urban area (Swedish: Stockholms tätort) is the largest and most populous of the statistical localities or urban areas in Sweden. It has no administrative function of its own, but constitutes a continuous multimunicipal[2] built-up area, which extends into 11 municipalities in Stockholm County. It contains the municipal seats of 10 of those. The population at the end of 2005 was 1.25 million. Stockholm urban area is not the same as Metropolitan Stockholm (Storstockholm), which is a much larger area.

As of 30 June 2015, the population in the Stockholm urban area was 1,630,738 inhabitants, the area 381.63 km2 (147.35 sq mi), and the population density 4,273 inh/km².[1]

In 2005, the population of the urban area and the municipalities into which it extends, broken down per municipality was the following:[3]

Municipality Population
In Stockholm
urban area
In other
Other Total % in
urban area
Stockholm 770,889 0 149 771,038 99.98
Huddinge 86,802 1,071 877 88,750 97.81
Järfälla 61,574 0 169 61,743 99.73
Solna 60,402 0 173 60,575 99.71
Sollentuna 55,023 4,242 90 59,355 92.70
Botkyrka 50,613 23,773 2,206 76,592 66.08
Haninge 41,785 25,304 4,748 71,837 58.17
Tyresö 37,947 2,751 436 41,134 92.25
Sundbyberg 34,016 0 0 34,016 100.00
Nacka 28,080 51,322 845 80,247 34.99
Danderyd 24,889 5,314 23 30,226 82.34
Total 1,252,020 113,777 9,716 1,375,513 91.02

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Localities 2010, area, population and density in localities 2005 and 2010 and change in area and population".  
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Folkmängd per tätort och småort per kommun 2005".  

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