Rural Sweden is losing young people, but that’s not the whole story

Rural Sweden is losing young people, but that’s not the whole story

The departure of teenagers and people in their early twenties offers advantages for rural areas, argue Lapland researchers, who suggest out-migration is wrongly imagined as a problem. Swedish youth do not all move to cities and many of them return home at a later stage.

‘The fixation with Stockholm is over’: Stefan Löfven

‘The fixation with Stockholm is over’: Stefan Löfven

Could crowdfunding help solve Sweden’s housing woes?

Could crowdfunding help solve Sweden’s housing woes?

Sweden’s urban-rural divide growing

Sweden’s urban-rural divide growing

Sweden’s urban-rural divide laid bare in new research

Sweden’s urban-rural divide laid bare in new research

Stop treating Norrland like a monkey in a zoo

Stop treating Norrland like a monkey in a zoo

Cash and lotions to keep parents in the north

Cash and lotions to keep parents in the north

School closure incites beating of politician

School closure incites beating of politician

‘The rural counties can compete with Stockholm’

‘The rural counties can compete with Stockholm’

Rural Swedes protest ‘fanatical urbanisation’

Rural Swedes protest ‘fanatical urbanisation’

Swedes slam ‘outdated’ farming subsidies

Swedes slam ‘outdated’ farming subsidies