Vansbro municipality is a gem in beautiful Dalarna. The municipality consists of four population centres and a number of smaller villages. Good services, convenience and proximity are some of the reasons why so many people like it here. The population centres have services such as shops, post offices, public transport and schools.


Bostadsområde i Vansbro


In Vansbro you can rent a flat through Vansbrohem, a municipal foundation. There are also a number of private landlords.

Language groups in the locality

Several language groups are represented in the municipality: Arabic, Somali, Tigrinya, Dari, Thai and English.

Associations and organisations

In addition to a great diversity of local associations within culture, sports and crafts, there is a local chapter of SWIS – Somali Women in Sweden. You can find all the active associations in the municipality’s association register.


What is available in the immediate area

The municipality’s population centres have services such as shops, pharmacies, indoor swimming pools, libraries, the Employment Service, municipal individual and family care services, theatres, cafés and cinemas. Erikshjälpen and Bumerangen are two charity shops with second-hand clothes and furniture. Äppelbo Gemenskap is another shop selling second-hand clothes and household goods.

Naturområden i Vansbro


There are several alternatives in childcare. Read more on the municipality’s website.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Comprehensive schooling until year 5 is available in all parts of the municipality, while years 6-9 are taught at Smedbergsskolan in Vansbro. Adult education and upper secondary education are available in Vansbro, at Vansbro Utbildningscenter och Lärcentrum. They also offer Sfi and distance learning programmes at universities and university colleges.

Skola i Vansbro

Education opportunities

Vansbro can offer adult education, civic information courses for new arrivals, municipal adult education, Sfi and special needs adult education.

Health and medical care

Vansbro has a medical care centre, a paediatric centre, an obstetrics centre and a youth clinic. National dental health care services are also available in the same building. There is also a private dentist in Vansbro.

Interpreter assistance

If an interpreter is needed, Vansbro municipality will hire one through Tolkcentralen I Borlänge.

Public transport

Public transport to and from Vansbro is by bus. From Borlänge there are train connections to e.g. Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Västerås, Örebro and Gävle.

Work and entrepreneurship

Vansbro municipality is home to many small businesses in different areas such as commerce, industry of different kinds, media and crafts. If you want to start your own business and have any questions, you can turn to the municipality’s Näringslivssamverkan (business community cooperation service).

Big employers in Vansbro include Vansbro municipality, Orkla Foods AB, Sveden Trä AB and

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
Städare / Lokalvårdare Städare/Lokalvårdare
Elektronikmontör Elektronikmontör
Elektronik - Servicetekniker Servicetekniker, elektronik
Automationstekniker Automationstekniker, tillverkningsindustri
Mekanikmontör Hydraulmontör
Projektledare till Vattenfall Services Projektledare, bygg och anläggning
Marknadsansvarig säljare / Inköpare Internationell säljare
Allmäntandläkare till Folktandvården i Vansbro Tandläkare
Pizzabagare - Vansbro Pizzabagare
Djurskötare , mjölk Djurskötare, mjölk
Undersköterska som vill jobba med personlig assistans i Mora Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende

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

6 900

Size by area

1 657 km2

Distance to larger towns​

Borlänge 92 km

Falun​ 110 km

Municipality’s website​

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