Gothenburg · Population

Question: What is the population of Gothenburg? Answer: Gothenburg (Göteborg), Sweden (Administrative unit: Västra Götalands län) - last known population is ≈ 541 100 (year 2014). This was 5.577% of total Sweden population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+1.31%/year), Gothenburg population in 2017 would be: 562 645*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1953-1960] +1.38 %/year
[1960-1970] +1.11 %/year
[1970-1980] -0.46 %/year
[1980-1990] +0.04 %/year
[1990-2000] +0.76 %/year
[2000-2010] +0.96 %/year
[2010-2014] +1.31 %/year

Location

GPS coordinates: 57.707, 11.967

Local time in Gothenburg: 03:41 Tuesday GMT+1.

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Gothenburg on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1953e, 1960c, 1970c, 1980c, 1990e, 2000e, 2010e, 2014e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Statistiska Centralbyrån, Sverige
Population statistics, Number of inhabitants SCB Statistical databases
• Huizinga. Internationaal aardrijkskundig woordenboek, 1958
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).