Mjölby

Last updated: 16 7 2020

You have come to an expanding municipality with its roots securely anchored in history, yet with its aim set to the future. Around 26,000 persons live here, and the population is growing.

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

27,758

Size by area

557 km²

Distance to larger towns

  • Linköping 35 km
  • Norrköping 73 km
  • Stockholm 230 km

Here you can benefit from the advantages of the countryside and the small town, and at the same time it only takes 20 minutes by commuter train to get to Linköping, or 45 minutes to Norrköping. There are three population centres: Mjölby, Skänninge and Mantorp. Mjölby is the largest. The Östergötland plain around is us a living countryside. The closeness to nature provides good opportunities for outdoor life.

Housing

The largest manager of rented flats in Mjölby is Bostadsbolaget. It owns around 2,500 flats and just over 250 commercial premises. If you want to join the housing queue or find more information about vacant flats, you can do so on Bostadsbolaget's website.

There are also a number of private landlords who rent out flats, and you can find a list with all the landlords on the municipality's website. For newly arrived refugees, the integration reception helps to find a flat.

A block flats by Svartån in Mjölby.

Language groups in the locality

There are many different language groups in Mjölby, as we have long experience of refugee reception. Some of the language groups represented are: Arabic, Somali, Oromo, French, Dari and others.

Associations and organisations

Search among all the associations in the municipality's association register.

What is available in the immediate area

In Mjölby, you are close to most things. There is a library, employment service and social services office. In terms of shops, there are food shops, clothes shops, shoe shops and furniture shops, but there are also second-hand shops where you can buy used furniture, clothes, household goods and so on.

The municipality has a culture school, where the musicians, dancers and actors of the future are trained. Mjölby has a very fine swimming and recreation facility - Lundbybadet. There is also a riding school, two 18-hole golf courses, ice rink, sports halls and much else.

View over buildings in Mjölby. Cars are parked along a road. Groups of people on the pavement.
People on a wooden deck by Svartån in Mjölby. There is a green flower bed in the foreground.

Childcare

There are municipal nursery schools and family day nurseries in the municipality. Children of school age, i.e. 6–12 years, can attend after-school clubs before and after school.Children who for physical, mental or other reasons need special support in their development are be given the care that their special needs require. For more information, see the resource unit's web page.

Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools

In Mjölby municipality there are several comprehensive schools and you can read more about each school on the municipality's website. There are two upper secondary schools in Mjölby municipality. On the website, you can also read about the special upper secondary school and the national sports/motor sports upper secondary school.

Education opportunities

There are opportunities for adult education in Mjölby, and for more information, please contact Mjölby adult education. The nearest university is in Linköping and many students commute there.

Health and medical care

Mjölby has a medical centre, pharmacy and dental care. In the event of acute illness or injury, please contact Motala hospital or the University hospital in Linköping.

Interpreter assistance

If you do not speak or understand Swedish, you are entitled to interpreter assistance in all contacts with public authorities, the municipality and medical care. This should be booked in advance by the public authority in question.

Public transport

There are good communications from Mjölby, via Östgötapendeln and SJ among others.

View of Mjölby station. There is a train on the tracks and people waiting on the platform.

Work and entrepreneurship

The largest employers in Mjölby are: Toyota Industries Europe AB, Väderstadsverken AB and Mjölby municipality.

Flowers in pots outside a florist’s in Mjölby.

The municipality’s business community and companies