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Land use in urban areas

 Localities 
< 10 000 inhabitants
Localities 
> 10 000 inhabitants excluding larger localities 
Larger localities: Stockholm, Göteborg and MalmöAll localities

Residential land

95 150

63 100

25 900

184 150

- Detached house, linked building, terrace–house or house for seasonal and secondary use, farmbuildings

87 850

50 250

18 550

156 650

- Multi-dwelling buildings including mixed residential/other use

7 000

12 750

7 350

27 150

- Other (for example, dwellings under construction)

..

..

..

..

Commercial land, industrial land and land used for technical installations

26 350

24 800

8 200

59 350

- of which land not used at the moment

7 150

4 900

550

12 600

Land used for public services and facilities

8 450

11 550

3 750

23 800

- School

3 050

3 700

1 250

8 000

- Day nursery, leisure homes and the like

..

500

250

1 100

- Hospital 

1 000

1 650

600

3 250

- Pensioners' home and the like

..

300

..

800

- Building with cultural value, museum, old homestead museum 

..

400

200

800

- Church, cemetery

1 650

1 350

700

3 750

- Military premises and training field 

..

..

250

2 850

- Other (for example, local administration, post-office, call-office )

1 350

1 500

450

3 300

Land used for transport and communication facilities

30 600

22 300

8 350

61 250

- National main road or country road

2 000

1 800

450

4 250

- Other road or street 

25 050

15 150

5 750

45 900

- Railway 

3 000

1 850

850

5 700

- Trading harbour

200

2 100

950

3 250

- Harbour for small boats

..

400

200

1 050

- Airport 

..

900

150

1 000

- Other (for example, communication facilities under construction)

..

..

..

..

Land used for recreation facilities and the like

3 350

3 900

1 350

8 600

- Sportfield, public baths, miniature golf course, golf course 

2 900

2 800

1 150

6 800

- Sportfield, public baths, miniature golf course, golf course 

..

800

150

1 000

- Other (for example, people's park) 

..

..

..

750

Agricultural land

23 550

5 900

800

30 250

- Arable land and pasture

22 750

4 800

450

28 000

- Greenhouse, market garden and allotment garden

..

950

350

2 150

Forest and other wooded land, public parks 

41 400

21 300

9 450

73 950

Open land such as bare rocks and grassland not used for any special purpose

51 000

21 000

6 400

78 400

 

Land not possible to classify

     

1 150

Water

3 860

3 390

2 150

9 400

Total urban settlement area 

284 460

179 490

66 490

530 440

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Source
SCB

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