Lerum is a family-friendly municipality with excellent access to the neighbouring city of Gothenburg. The municipality’s vision is to become Sweden’s leading environmentally conscious municipality by 2025.



If you are offered to move to Lerum you will be given access to a furnished flat where you can stay until you have arranged your own rental contract. The municipality will help you look for a flat. It takes about a year before you receive an offer for your own rental contract.


Language groups in the locality

Nine percent of Lerum’s inhabitants were born outside Sweden. Native language lessons are offered in several languages, including Arabic, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Persian, Kurdish, Russian and Polish.

Associations and organisations

Lerum has many associations of different kinds, e.g. sports and athletics clubs and culture and recreation associations. There are associations for children as well as for adults. All associations are listed in an association register.

What is available in the immediate area

Lerum municipality is made up of several communities, including Lerum, Gråbo and Floda. Each community has a centre where services and commerce are available. Lerum’s centre is the biggest, with a wide range of public services and shops. These include the municipal hall, citizens’ office, social services, library, employment agency, pharmacy and medical care centre.


Gråbo’s centre has a supermarket, a pizzeria, a pharmacy and a library, among other shops and services.

Just outside of the centre of Lerum are several other shops, including the budget chain Lidl. Five kilometres outside of Lerum is the shopping area of Hulan, which includes the Ica Kvantum hypermarket.

Lerum’s centre is also home to Vattenpalatset, a popular water recreation park. Children and adults from all over the Gothenburg region come here have fun in the water.


Lerum municipality has more than 50 preschools and family day nurseries with qualified and engaged staff. Both municipal and private options exist.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

​Lerum municipality has a wide range of education facilities, from preschools, family day nurseries and comprehensive schools to upper secondary schools and adult education. Both municipal and private options exist. In the centre of Lerum is Lerums Gymnasium, which offers several upper secondary programmes. There are also several schools to choose from in the surrounding municipalities, e.g. Gothenburg, Borås or Alingsås.

Education opportunities

Lerum offers many possibilities for adult education. At Lerums vuxenutbildning you can study Sfi (Swedish for immigrants) as well as many other courses and programmes. Courses offered include nursing and care, social studies and computer use. Gothenburg, only 20 minutes away by train, has many more higher education options, e.g. the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology.

Health and medical care

Health and medical care services are good in Lerum municipality. There are three medical care centres, located in Floda, Gråbo and Lerum respectively. These also have paediatric centres and obstetric wards. In the centre of Lerum there is also a child and youth medical care centre, a youth clinic, an obstetric ward and rehabilitation clinics. There are also several dental clinics in Lerum municipality, both private and public. National dental health care services are available in Floda, Gråbo and Lerum. In Gothenburg there are several large hospitals with specialist clinics and delivery wards.

Interpreter assistance

Interpreters are available for all contacts with public authorities.

Public transport

The train between Lerum and Gothenburg only takes 18 minutes, and the bus takes 28. Both trains and buses run regularly. The road between Lerum and Gothenburg is an up-to-date motorway. The short distance between Lerum and Gothenburg makes commuting an attractive option. Many people who live in Lerum work in Gothenburg. Complete information about timetables and ticket prices is available on the Västtrafik website.


Work and entrepreneurship

The biggest professions in Lerum are education and nursing/care. Other common professions include commerce, building and business services. Work in just about any profession is available in the neighbouring cities of Gothenburg and Borås.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the municipality and the surrounding area.

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Job headingProfession
STL söker drivna medarbetare i Lerum Account manager
Thaikock sökes till Gråbo Specialkock
Jobba direkt efter studenten! Telefonförsäljare
Heltidsjobb som vikarie i Lerum Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 1-3
Vikarie i Lerums förskola och grundskola Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 1-3
Gymnasielärare Matematik Lärare i gymnasiet
Kundtjänstmedarbetare till Canal Digital sökes , i Göteborg Kundtjänstmedarbetare
Visual merchandiser sökes till kreativt projekt Butikskommunikatör/Visual merchandiser
Vi söker en installatör med öga för detaljer Installationselektriker
Lärare 6 - 9 , spanska och annat ämne Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Produktionskoordinator till CardKeep i Lerum Arbetsledare, tillverkning elektroniska prod.
Grundskollärare åk 4 - 9 till Ljungviksskolan Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 4-6
Lärare i trä , metall och textilslöjd Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Engagerad Specialpedagog Specialpedagog
Zeelandia is looking for General mechanical engineer Maskinoperatör, bageri
Barnvakt / nanny extrajobb Göteborg Lerum 1 eftermiddag varannan vecka Barnflicka/Barnvakt
Rörläggare till VA - enheten Väg-och anläggningsarbetare
Byggkonstruktör / Ritare sökes! Byggnadskonstruktör
Truckförare till Frode Laursen i Stenkullen Truckförare
Vi söker nya säljare! Börja omgående! Fast lön + Provision Innesäljare

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Service map

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Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

38 580

Size by area

260 km2

Distance to larger towns

Göteborg 22 km

Borås 27 km

Municipality’s website

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