General facts and figures

The municipality of Larsmo was founded in 1867. The municipality celebrated its 150th Anniversary in 2017.

Landarea 142,44 km2
Sweetwater area 34,07 km2
Seawater area 677 km2
Shoreline approx. 500 km
Neigbours: Jakobstad, Pedersöre, Kronoby and Karleby

Population 31.12

1970 2 572 inhabitants
1980  3 110
1990  3 664
2000  4 111
2010  4 816
2011  4 921
2012  4 966
2013  5 065
2014  5 107
2015  5 147
2016  5 176
2017  5 264
2018  5 347 (prel.)

Population by language 2017

Swedish-speaking 91,8 % (4 831 pers.)
Finnish-speaking 5,8 % (305 pers.)
Other languages 2,4 % (128 pers.)

Population by age 2017

0-14 years 29,7 % (1 566 pers.)
15-64 years 55,9 % (2 942 pers.)
65- years 14,4 % (756 pers.)

Education, students 2018-2019

Four pre-schools, total amount of pupils 107
Grades 1-6, total amount 610
Bosund 139, Näs 144, Holm 177, Risö 150
Grades 7-9
Cronhjelmskolan 283
Elementary education, totally 893

Childrens day care, amount of places 1.8.2016

Day care units 140
Group family day-care units 40
Family day-care 32
Open day-care 12

Elderly care, amount of places

Servicehome flats 15
Longterm care 11
Interval care 2
Care for demented 10
Group living 5

Libraries 2017

Borrowers 2 087
Number of loans 114 347

Twin cities

Klaebu kommune, Norway
Malå, Sweden

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