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Time for quality of life

In Kalmar County, you do not have to choose between your own career and other things you think are important in life. With reasonable costs for good housing and a calmer pace, you can more easily put together the puzzle of life. Here the days feel longer and you get more time for what you want. There are several nice accommodations near small, cozy villages and towns or by beautiful forests and archipelagos:

Homes for sale in Kalmar County right now

Rent accommodation in Kalmar County


Meaningful and developing

Also in the public sector, there are several career opportunities with large employers such as Region Kalmar County, the county's twelve municipalities, Linnaeus University and the E-health authority. Kalmar County also invests heavily in IT and e-health and is working to become one of Europe's leading e-health regions.

If you want to further your education or change your saddle, there are several interesting educations at Linnaeus University as well as the county's folk high schools and polytechnics.

Oskarshamn Östkustleden

Time to start your own

Or maybe you choose a new exciting working life by starting your own? It starts about 1,200 new companies in Kalmar County every year, mainly in trade, construction, consulting and service. If you have an idea or an innovative company, you can get help from Kalmar Science Park or Atrinova.

Kalmar Science Park


Familj som promenerar i Oskarshamns centrum

Holiday feeling all year round

By the sea or the forest. In an urban environment or close to nature. Always close to experiences in leisure time. A quarter of an hour after work you can swim in the sea or in a beautiful lake, play golf or sit on horseback. In summer, the county flourishes with activities, events and tourists. When they go home, we are left in paradise with a holiday feeling and quality of life in everyday life all year round.

Live on the Småland coast and on Öland

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Time for career

In Kalmar County, you have time to combine a career with an enjoyable living and have time for quality of life.

Here is time for career! The county's labor market is a mix of new and old. Everything from IT and design to traditional industry and food. There are many exciting jobs in both private and public activities.

Several large companies have their base here. Some are world leaders in their market, such as the manufacturing companies Xylem and Kährs. Together with Scania, Södra, Samhall, Lernia, OKG, SAFT, KLS Ugglarps and Metallfabriken Ljunghäll, they constitute the county's ten largest private employers.

Otherwise, small and medium-sized companies dominate. Almost all 24,000 companies in the county have less than 50 employees. These companies account for a little more than half of the jobs. Industry and trade account for two thirds of business turnover.

Vacancies in Kalmar County right now