At year-end, Sörmland had 297,500 inhabitants and in ten years it is estimated to increase by about 20,000. This represents an increase of 6.7 percent.

The largest increase in the county will be in Eskilstuna and Strängnäs. The municipality of Eskilstuna is expected to increase by 10,300 to 117,200. Strängnäs municipality of 6,500 to 43,000. Flen municipality is expected to lose 2,300 in population.

Figures for all municipalities in the county can be seen in the fact box below.

Uppsala is increasing the most

Sweden's population is expected to increase by 767,000 people and the largest increase is expected in Uppsala County.

- The largest increase is expected in Stockholm County, with about 257,000 people. The percentage increase in population is expected to be greatest in Uppsala County, which increases by 14.4 percent. Only two counties appear to have a smaller population. Västernorrland and Norrbotten County, says Lena Lundkvist, demographer at Statistics Sweden in a press release.

You can see the entire Statistics Sweden list here.