Jungfrusunds marina

Facts about Ekerö

Ekerös main attractions are the countryside, the vicinity to Stockholm City and the range of Cultural activities which attracts people and companies to move here.

The area includes plenty of medieval churches, golf courses, marinas, hiking trails, farmers shops and a strong and vibrant cultural and community organizations. We have two of Sweden's 15 World Heritage Sites, Drottningholm and Birka - Hovgarden.

Ekerö is inhabited by 26 000 residents. The employment rate is among the highest in the country and the population is young and well educated. The Municipality of Ekerö has approximately 1 500 full-time employees, primarily in child care, schools, health care. The total number of jobs in the private and public sector organizations in Ekerö is about 6 700. The employment rate in Ekerö is amongst the highest in the country.

The number of companies that are registered or operating in Ekerö has increased rapidly and is now about 3 400. The largest private enterprises has 50-100 employees.