Living in Helsingborg

Welcome to Helsingborg - The friendliest city in Sweden

Helsingborg is Sweden’s eighth largest city with over 140,000 residents in the municipality. Helsingborg offers great restaurants, good shopping, interesting museums, great cultural events, and exciting activities for adults and children. Helsingborg is close to the sea and nature, luxurious relaxation and much more. Helsingborg offers something for everyone.

Explore Helsingborg

On you can check out things to do.
Helsingborg also has an App to help guide you around the city.
Whether you are visiting Helsingborg as a tourist or you are a resident, Helsingborg has lots to offer. There are many opportunities for you to explore and many wonderful things to discover in and around the city.

Leisure time activities

Go to to find your interest.
In Sweden many people engage in different types of associations. In Swedish this is called “förening”. These associations can be everything from a football team or chess club, to a music ensemble or other social commitment.


There are many beautiful areas in Helsingborg to live in. For example Drottninghög, Tågaborg and Mariastaden but also small communities around the city, like Ödåkra, Gantofta and Bårslöv.

Job opportunities

You can view currently available job opportunities and guidelines to help you find employment in Sweden.
Are you looking for employment in Helsingborg? Available job opportunities are detailed on the Swedish Public Employment Service, or Arbetsförmedlingen.

Health and dental care

Local health care centres, hospitals, and dental practices can be found on
Helsingborg city is responsible for its resident’s health and dental care.