Knivsta is a municipality close to the countryside, half way between the capital of Sweden, Stockholm, and the university city of Uppsala. Knivsta is a young municipality in two respects. It has a young population and it has been a municipality only since 2003.
A stimulating environment
Thanks to close cooperation between the local authorities, business life and voluntary organisations, and thanks to its enthusiastic inhabitants, the municipality has built up a stimulating environment to live and work in.
Knivsta has a population of nearly 15 000. During 2011 the population grew by 241 persons - this places Knivsta 17:th among the fastest growing municipalities in Sweden.
About 30 per cent of the inhabitants are under 20 years old and the average age is 36. Only 11 per cent are over 65.
- informant: Ing-Marie Söderberg
- last-updated 2 mar 2012