|• Total||368.97 km2 (142.46 sq mi)|
|• Land||358.36 km2 (138.36 sq mi)|
|• Water||10.61 km2 (4.10 sq mi)|
|Area as of 1 January 2014.|
(31 December 2019)
|• Density||92/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
|Density is calculated using land area only.|
The geography is still dominated by nature and agriculture and some lakes and streams, besides the urban areas. Many houses are one family houses.
The seat of the municipality is in Vallentuna, which is a contiguous built-up area, partly situated in Täby Municipality. There are also smaller localities, such as Brottby, Karby, Kårsta and Lindholmen.
Source: SCB - Folkmängd efter region och år.
Income and EducationEdit
The population in Vallentuna Municipality has the 12th highest median income per capita in Sweden, although the share of highly educated persons, according to Statistics Sweden's definition: persons with post-secondary education that is three years or longer, is 28.6% and slightly over the national average, 27.0%.
Residents with a foreign backgroundEdit
On the 31st of December 2017 the number of people with a foreign background (persons born outside of Sweden or with two parents born outside of Sweden) was 6 009, or 18.11% of the population (33 175 on the 31st of December 2017). On the 31st of December 2002 the number of residents with a foreign background was (per the same definition) 3 458, or 13.35% of the population (25 905 on the 31st of December 2002). On 31 December 2017 there were 33 175 residents in Vallentuna, of which 4 667 people (14.07%) were born in a country other than Sweden. Divided by country in the table below - the Nordic countries as well as the 12 most common countries of birth outside of Sweden for Swedish residents have been included, with other countries of birth bundled together by continent by Statistics Sweden.
|Country of birth|
|31 December 2017|
|2||EU: Other countries||928|
|4||Asia: Other countries||503|
|10||Europe outside of the EU: other countries||182|
|11||Africa: Other countries||178|
|17|| Yugoslavia/ Yugoslavia
SFR Yugoslavia/ Serbia and Montenegro
|20||Bosnia and Herzegovina||36|
|25||Unknown country of birth||4|
Vallentuna has been expanding in recent years, and is one of the municipalities of the county that grows fastest every year, with more than 2% yearly, and has now doubled since 1971. Many people settle in Vallentuna because it is close to nature, and yet allows them to commute to their work places, both in Stockholm (to where the commuter gets you in 30 minutes) and elsewhere. In total, about 9,000 people commute from Vallentuna to other municipalities, while about 2,000 people commute into Vallentuna.
Schools and educationEdit
All over the central part of Vallentuna you can find schools of different sorts, there is a cultureschool (Kulturskolan) that specialises in teaching music but also drama, musical and dance. Vallentunas "Högstadie skolor" (aimed for kids ages 12–16) are Hjälmstaskolan, Vittra Vallentuna, Hammarbackskolan, Bällstabergsskolan and Vallentuna Friskola. There also is a Secondary School ("gymnasieskola"), Vallentuna Gymnasium.
Vallentuna has two sports facilities; Vallentuna IP and Össeby IP. Vallentuna IP is a modern sports facility with track & field, soccer fields, ice hockey rinks, tennis courts and trail runs. Össeby IP has a track & field track, soccer field, trail runs, inside tennis courts, and an inside sports gym.
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- "Folkmängd i riket, län och kommuner 31 december 2019" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. February 20, 2020. Retrieved February 20, 2020.
- "Medianinkomst". Ekonomifakta. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
- "Andel högutbildade". Ekonomifakta. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
- Antal personer efter region, utländsk/svensk bakgrund och år (Read 5 januari 2019)
- Statistiska centralbyrån: Utrikes födda efter län, kommun och födelseland 31 december 2017 (XLS-fil) Läst 5 januari 2019
- "Idrottsanläggningar". www.vallentuna.se (in Swedish). 2015-08-03. Retrieved 2016-05-09.
- Vallentuna Municipality - Official site