Some facts about Torsby
Here are some facts and figures about Torsby: its location, size and population.
Torsby is located in the north of the province of Värmland. It is the largest municipality in this province, covering an area of 4 162,2 square kilometres and thereby making up nearly one fourth of the total area of the province (24 %). Torsby Municipality shares borders with four other Swedish municipalities (Malung-Sälen, Arvika, Sunne and Hagfors) and five Norwegian (Trysil, Åsnes, Grue, Kongsvinger and Våler).
The population of Torsby Municipality as of December 31, 2015 is 11910. This is about 4,32 % of the total population of the province of Värmland and equivalent to about 2,86 persons per square kilometre. The population is spread over the municipality as follows:
Change from 2014-12-31
Like many other municipalities in the Swedish countryside, the population of Torsby has been decreasing slowly over the past years. This can be attributed to the fact that there have been fewer births than deaths among residents. Also, more people have moved away than have moved in. In 2015, the difference was -26 persons. The demographic developments in 2015 can be summarized as follows: