Norberg is a mining municipality and forms the centre of one of the country’s oldest mining areas. The municipality comprises the chief town of Norberg together with Kärrgruvan and Karbenning and a number of other small mining towns. The municipality is located in the northern part of Västmanland and shares borders with Fagersta, Sala and Dalarna (Smedjebacken, Hedemora and Avesta). The varied landscape is dominated by forests and agriculture and there are many lakes. 80% of the population lives in urban areas.



You’ll find here both municipal and private housing. You can find vacant flats and contact details for landlords on Norberg municipality’s website.​​

Miljöbild från Norberg

Language groups in the locality

In addition to Swedish, you’ll here Arabic, Tigrinya, Somalian and Dari, amongst other languages, spoken in Norberg. The language groups vary due to immigration and emigration.

Associations and organisations

There are many associations in Norberg. Handicrafts, sport and many more. There are a lot of activities for young people including football, skiing and cycling. ​Read more about all the active associations in Norberg on the municipality’s website.​

What is available in the immediate area

In Norberg you’ll find a chemist’s shop, banks, a library, welfare centre, a dentist, 2 large food shops, a toy shop, hair stylists, a veterinary surgeon, a well-known bakery, Elsa Andersons Konditori, another café, second-hand shops and restaurants. The nearest Ikea store can be found in Västerås. You’ll find Jysk in Avesta municipality. A job centre, regional social insurance office and tax office can be found in Fagersta municipality. There is a lovely community centre with good leisure opportunities.

Fika i Norberg


In Norberg there are five preseschools and an independent preschool. You can read more about all of them on the municipality's website. Open preschools can also be found run in collaboration with the Church of Sweden.​
Youth activities for slightly older children can be found at the youth centre in Unkan.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

There are preschools in Norberg and comprehensive schools for years 1-9. Upper secondary schools and sfi tuition is available in Fagersta.

Education opportunities

Adult education is also provided in collaboration Fagersta – and Skinnskatteberg municipalities.

Health and medical care

A welfare centre and national health service dentist care are to be found in central Norberg. There is also maternity care and the ”Lärkan” family centre. ​

Interpreter assistance

The municipality has recourse to Västmanland’s interpreting services.​

Public transport

Information regarding Västmanland’s communications – trains and buses – can be found at Västmanlands Lokaltrafik.

Work and entrepreneurship

Vacant jobs in Norberg and surroundings can be found on Platsbanken.

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
PKC / BVC söker Anmälningsupptagare / Larmoperatörer till en kombinerad tjänst Larmoperatör
Behandlingsassistenter till HVB hem Behandlingsassistent/Socialpedagog
Polisens Kontaktcenter söker Sommarvikarier till Anmälningsupptagning Larmoperatör
Titel Undersköterska / vårdbiträde Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Undersköterska / vårdbiträde Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Ekonomibiträden / kock , semestervikariat Köksbiträde
Sjuksköterskor , dag / natt , semstervikariat Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Undersköterskor / vårdbiträden semestervikariat Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Personliga assistenter / undersköterskor semestervikariat Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Boendestödjare / undersköterskor semestervikariat Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Medicinsk sekreterare till Norberg vårdcentral Läkarsekreterare/Vårdadmin/Medicinsk sekreterare
LEG. SJUKSKÖTERSKA Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Taktisk inköpare till internationellt företag i Fagersta Inköpare
Lärare i Sv , år 7 - 9 100% Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Lärare i En år 7 - 9 Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Lärare i Ma , år 7 - 9 100% Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Lärare i No , år 7 - 9 100% Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Industrialiseringstekniker Mättekniker, metallprodukter
Arbetsterapeuter Fagersta sjukhus Arbetsterapeut

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Service map

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There may be more jobs avaible

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Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

5 670

Size by area

447,62 km2

Distance to larger towns

Fagersta municipality 11 km

Avesta 22 km

Västerås 80 km

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