If you live in Lessebo municipality, you are living in a small society, close to larger locations with many opportunities close by. It is easy to commute to the larger population centres in the region by bus or train. Lessebo municipality has four main population centres: Lessebo, Hovmantorp, Kosta and Skruv. All population centres offer childcare, school, library and elderly care. We are close to the larger town Växjö, where you can find the Linné University, with opportunities to study various courses. Do you want to learn more about the municipality? Welcome to www.lessebo.se!



The municipality has flats and detached houses. The largest housing company is Lessebohus, which rents out flats. If you are curious about the housing situation in the municipality, please visit Lessebohus.

Language groups in the locality

There are many different language groups in Lessebo municipality, such as Somali and Arabic. The library has more information about what is available in other languages and in Swedish. You are welcome to ask questions about languages on biblioteket@lessebo.se.

Associations and organisations

Lessebo municipality has many associations. If you want to find out more about what associations there are, please visit Lessebo’s page Föreningsliv.

What is available in the immediate area

Around the municipality, there are food shops with varied ranges, library, cafés, restaurants, employment service, leisure areas, sports halls, social services office, bank, pharmacy, an outlet store with clothes, shoes and household goods, a number of flea markets and second-hand shops, etc. Do you want to learn more about what is happening in the municipality just now? Read more on Lessebo municipality’s website.


Lessebo municipality provides nursery schools for children aged 1 to 5 years. We also have after-school clubs for children aged up to 12 years. The children can spend time at the after-school club when they are not in school. Lessebo municipality has nursery schools in Lessebo, Hovmantorp, Kosta and Skruv. There are after-school clubs at all schools. The municipality runs all the nursery schools apart from one, which the parents run themselves. We have short waiting lists for childcare.

Do you want to learn more about our schools and childcare? Read more on the municipality’s website.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Lessebo has nursery schools, pre-school classes, comprehensive schools, one upper secondary school and adult education. Växjö has several upper secondary schools and a university.​

Education opportunities

The Swedish for Immigrants organisation in Lessebo municipality has long experience of teaching the Swedish language. There are also opportunities for adult education in Lessebo. The studies are arranged to suit each individual person. Read more about adult education in Lessebo.

If you are interested in vocational courses or further education, there are many opportunities at easy commuting distance to Växjö and Kalmar.​

Health and medical care

Health and medical care is well developed in the county. Lessebo has a medical centre, ante-natal clinic, child healthcare clinic, family clinic, school healthcare and a dental clinic. Visit Region Kronoberg’s website if you are interested in how health and medical care functions and is organised in the county.​

Interpreter assistance

It is important to learn Swedish as quickly as possible. But if you need interpreter assistance, please contact the reception at Lessebo municipality by telephone 0478-125 00.

Public transport

There are good, fast bus and train communications to and from other locations. Timetables and further information can be found at SJ and Länstrafiken Kronoberg.

Work and entrepreneurship

In the municipality, the largest employers are Lessebo municipality, Kosta Boda Art Hotel, Kosta Outlet, Orrefors Kosta Boda and Lessebo Bruk. There are several other major employers within commuting distance.​

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
Styr - och reglertekniker till Lessebo Paper! Elektronikmontör
Speciallärare till Bikupan Speciallärare
Undersköterskor sökes Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Nattvikarier sökes! Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Hovmästare till Linnea Art Restaurant , Kosta Boda Art Hotel Hovmästare
Nattreceptionist , Kosta Boda Art Hotel Hotellreceptionist
Butikssäljare Butikssäljare, fackhandel
Mekaniker till Lessebo Paper! Maskinreparatör
Resurspedagog till Björkskolan F - 6 Elevassistent
Lärare i NO till högstadiet Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Lärare i matematik till högstadiet Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Två Distriktssköterska / leg ssk Distriktssköterska
Lärare i årskurs 2 till Lustigkulla skola Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 1-3
Enhetschef Områdeschef, äldre- och handikappomsorg
Distriktssköterska till vårdcentralen Lessebo Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Kock Specialkock
Löneadministratör Löneadministratör
Undersköterska till Hovmantorps serviceområde Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Undersköterska / Vårdare LSS Vårdare/Arbetshandledare/Boendestödjare
Nilsbuss söker busschaufförer Bussförare/Busschaufför

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Service map

Here you can see which services are available in the municipality. You can also use the search field in the map to find and mark a location, for example a residential address.

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There may be more jobs avaible

Some job ads lacks an address to the workplace and will not be displayed on the map, but can be found under the tab "Vacant jobs".


Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

8 600

Size by area

415 km2

Distance to larger towns

Växjö 30 min

Nybro 30 min

Kalmar 60 min

Municipality’s website

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