150 000 inhabitants!

During October 2013 Linköping reached the milestone of 150 000 inhabitants.Few citys of modern age has grown as fast as…


  • Population: Approx. 150,000
  • Area: 1,575.61 km2 of which 140.1 is water.
  • Linköping University: One of Sweden’s largest seats of learning with 27,600 students.
  • Compulsory and upper secondary schools: A wide range of municipal and private schools.
  • University Hospital: Highly specialised healthcare and local health services in the centre of the city.
  • Biggest employers: Linköping Municipality, Östergötland County Council, SAAB Group, Linköping University and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ericsson, ISS and Cloetta.
  • Good infrastructure: Motorway, rail, air, canals.
  • Retail city: Thriving retail in and outside of the city centre. Tornby is Östergötland’s largest and Sweden’s second largest retail area.
  • Rich cultural and leisure scene: Linköping is a first-rate event city with concerts, elite sporting events, theatre, museums, art and much more.