COMM11: Cross border commuters by type of municipality, region of residence, industry, time and country of work.
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Unit
persons
Contact
nordicstatistics@statisticon.org
Latest update
5/12/2020
Creation date
6/19/2020
Source
National statistical institutes.
Matrix
COMM11
Footnotes

Footnotes

General footnote:
Data cover the number of employed persons in the resident population aged 16 years and above. Employees are included, self-employed are not included. Cross border commuters would not be residing in the same country as the country they work in. Commuters from municipalities in border areas can also have commuters to municipalities (and countries) with no common borders.

Denmark:
Commuters to Denmark: All persons who had a paid job in Denmark by the end of November and who were not part of the resident population in Denmark in the same week. A paid job is defined in the same way as in the register-based employment statistics national statistics.

Commuters from Denmark: All persons resident in Denmark by the end of December having a job/paid job in another Nordic country according to their definition of jobs.

Border municipalities in Denmark are defined as municipalities bordering Sweden within the Capital Region and the municipalities bordering Norway within the Region Northern Jutland.

Finland:
The lower age limit for employed persons is 18 years.

Commuters to Finland: All persons who had a paid job in Finland in last week of December and who were not part of the resident population in Finland during the same period. A paid job is defined in the same way as in the register-based employment statistics in Finland.

Commuters from Finland: All persons resident in Finland on 31 December having a job/paid job in another Nordic country according to their definition of jobs.

Border municipalities in Finland are those having a border to Norway or Sweden. The following municipalities are counted as border municipalities in Finland: Enontekiö, Inari, Kolari, Muonio, Pello.

Iceland:
Commuters to Iceland: All persons who had a paid job in Iceland in November and who were not part of the resident population in Iceland by the end of the year. A paid job is defined in the same way as in the national statistics.

Commuters from Iceland: All persons resident in Iceland by 31 December having a job/paid job in another Nordic country according to their definition of jobs.'

Norway:
Commuters to Norway: All persons who had a paid job in Norway in the third week in November and who were not part of the resident population in Norway in the same week. A paid job is defined in the same way as in the national statistics in Norway.

Commuters from Norway: All persons resident in Norway in the third week of November having a job/paid job in another Nordic country according to their definition of jobs.

Municipalities with a border to Sweden: Sør-Østlandet 5 municipalities, Hedmark and Oppland 7 municipalities, Trøndelag 7 municipalities, Nord-Norge 13 municipalities. Municipalities with border to Finland: Nord- Norge 8 municipalities. Oslo and Akershus has 1 municipality with a border to Sweden, but the number of commuters are too small to be specified.

Sweden:
Commuters to Sweden: All persons who had a paid job in Sweden in November and who were not part of the resident population in Sweden during the same period. A commuter is defined in the same way as employed in the register based employment statistics in Sweden. People who have lived in Sweden during the part of the year they have worked in Sweden have been removed from the statistics. E.g. a person who lives and works in Sweden in the period January - September and moves to Denmark in November and thus is registered in Denmark 31 December, will not become a cross border commuter to Sweden.
Commuters from Sweden: All persons resident in Sweden on 31 December having a job/paid job in another Nordic country according to their definition of jobs.

Border municipalities in Sweden are those having a border to Norway or Finland and also the whole of Skåne county bordering Denmark. The following municipalities are counted as border municipalities in Sweden: Haparanda, Övertorneå, Pajala, Kiruna, Gällivare, Jokkmokk, Arjeplog, Sorsele, Storuman, Vilhelmina, Åre, Strömsund, Krokom, Härjedalen, Berg, Älvdalen, Malung-Sälen, Torsby, Arvika, Eda, Årjäng, Dals-Ed, Tanum, Strömstad and every municipality in Skåne county.
time
Data not available prior to 2003.