Torsby kommun
Torsby kommun

Some facts about Torsby

Here are some facts and figures about Torsby: its location, size and population.

Location

Torsby is located in the north of the province of Värmland. It is the largest municipality in this province, covering an area of 4 162,2 square kilometres and thereby making up nearly one fourth of the total area of the province (24 %). Torsby Municipality shares borders with four other Swedish municipalities (Malung-Sälen, Arvika, Sunne and Hagfors) and five Norwegian (Trysil, Åsnes, Grue, Kongsvinger and Våler).

Maps of Torsby

Population

The population of Torsby Municipality as of December 31, 2020 is 11549. This is about 4,1 % of the total population of the province of Värmland and equivalent to about 2,77 persons per square kilometre. The population is spread over the municipality as follows:

Distribution of Torsby's population

Areas within Torsby Municipality

2020-12-31

Change from 2019-12-31

Fryksände

7029

-38 (-0,5%)

Lekvattnet

234

-11 (-4,5%)

Vitsand

658

+32 (+5,1%)

Nyskoga

73

+4 (+5,8%)

Östmark

871

-13 (-1,5%)

Norra Finnskoga

247

-13 (-5,0%)

Södra Finnskoga

257

-5 (-1,9%)

Dalby

1215

-17 (-1,4%)

Norra ny

948

-9 (-0,9%)

Restförda

17

+3 (+21,4%)

Total

11549

-67 (-0,6%)

Like many other municipalities in the Swedish countryside, the population of Torsby has been decreasing slowly over the past years. This can be attributed to the fact that there have been fewer births than deaths among residents. Also, more people have moved away than have moved in (but not in Torsby this last year). In 2020, the difference was -67 persons. The demographic developments in 2020 can be summarized as follows:

Demographic changes in Torsby‌

Change

Year 2020

Moved in

513

Moved out

490

Difference

+23

Births

87

Deaths

179

Difference

-92

Correction

2

Total

-67


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