Jönköpings län

Jönköping county is the sixth largest in the country in terms of population. The county, which has thirteen municipalities, has just over 342,000 inhabitants. One third of these live in Jönköping municipality Ten of the county's municipalities have an increasing population. Jönköping county is strategically located in the country, and has developed into a logistics centre for northern Europe.


Housing situation

The housing environments in Jönköping county range from the city pulse via picturesque villages to the peace of the countryside. The short distances make it easy to combine work and leisure. The majority of the county's municipalities state that their housing market is balanced, however it might be slightly more difficult to find housing in the population centres. Because of this, lots of flats are being built in the county.

Business and employers

The county is characterised by manufacturing industry, agriculture and forestry as well as a growing service sector. The largest employers in the county are Jönköping municipality, with around 11,000 employees, followed by the county council, with 10,000 employees. The largest private employers are Husqvarna AB, SAPA and Fläkt Woods. The county has many small and medium-sized companies who are sub-contractors to companies both nationally and internationally. A large proportion of the country's wooden house manufacturing is also located here.

Schools and education

Jönköping university is run in the form of a foundation and has four legs: the International Business School, School of Medicine, School of Engineering and the School of Learning and Communication. Around 10,000 students study at the university, of which 1,500 are international. Through the university's international contacts, there is a considerable number of exchange students.

Medical care

There are three hospitals in the county, Länssjukhuset Ryhov in Jönköping, Höglandssjukhuset and Värnamo sjukhus. All offer a complete range of services, but in some cases specialist competency has been centralised. 31 of the county's medical centres are operated by the county council, while others are run privately. Ryhov has 20 clinics and 500 beds, while the other two hospitals are slightly smaller.

Culture and leisure

The county offers a broad range of cultural and leisure activities. Within the cultural sector, there is everything form the culture house Spira to the municipal culture schools. There are active amateur dramatics in several places. One attraction that is grown ever stronger is the art gallery Vandalorum in Värnamo. Leisure activities are dominated by a broad range of associations, within sports, but also other activities run on a not-for-profit basis. The county also has the national park Stora Mosse with a nature room.

Cultural and leisure activities are important tools in the integration work.

Associations and organisations – civil society

We have an unusually broad and varied range of associations. Sport in particular unites people, both as participants and as spectators. When HV71 play at home in Jönköping, Kinnarps Arena is visited by ice hockey enthusiasts from all over Sweden. The speedway races in Vetlanda and the trotting at Vaggeryd are two other spectator magnets. Churches and religious associations also have a prominent role in the county, and in several municipalities there are activities and meeting places to ensure established and newly arrived persons can meet.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the county and in the surrounding counties.

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Job headingProfession
Distriktsansvarig - Jönköping - Är du redo för resan mot Norden? Account manager
Lärare till en skola i framkant Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 4-6
Fågelforsskolan i Skillingaryd söker vik lärare i musik Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Till vår butik i Jönköping söker vi EXTRAHJÄLP Butikssäljare, fackhandel
Övertandläkare ortodonti Specialisttandläkare
VIKARIE TILL GRUPPBOSTAD DALSTIGEN I BURSERYD Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Lagerarbetare Lagerarbetare
Personliga assistenter till flicka i Jönköping Personlig assistent
Lärare i spanska , Withalaskolan Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Logoped Logoped
Logoped Logoped
Optikerassistent / säljare 50% - Jönköping Optikerassistent
Säljledare sportkläder Butikssäljare, fackhandel
Lärare inriktning fritidshem Lärare i fritidshem/Fritidspedagog
Musiklärare på Withalaskolan Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Svenska som andraspråkslärare till Withalaskolan Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Egenvårdsrådgivare till Apoteket Asecs Apotekstekniker
Specialpedagog på Withalaskolan Specialpedagog
Lärare i Ma / No till Withalaskolan Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9

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