Kristinehamn has the largest increase in the county, where the number of inhabitants has increased by 55 people since the first half of last year. The survey from Statistics Sweden, Statistics Sweden, which is published today, also shows that the largest decrease in the number of inhabitants during the period is in Karlstad - which lost 90 inhabitants.

Statistics Sweden writes in its report that the corona pandemic has made a clear impression on the population figures throughout Sweden as the corona has given a higher number of deaths while fewer have chosen to marry and have children. Immigration has also decreased and in the first half of this year was the lowest number since 2005.