The study of Stockholm demography helps to gather statistical information about the city's population, ethnicity, language, religion, and culture. This cosmopolitan city has several areas that are now considered as a part of Stockholm and is called Greater Stockholm.
Stockholm city, the capital of Sweden, has 18 administrative districts that are controlled by the City Council. Stockholm can be divided into south Stockholm, west Stockholm, Stockholm city center and Stockholm Metropolitan area.
The population of Stockholm is estimated to be around 769,942 in the city and 1,885,734 residents in Greater
Stockholm. The population growth as in 2001 was .02 %. Greater Stockholm has 15% of immigrants. The official language of the city is Swedish. The population density in Stockholm is 4,033 people per kilometers square. It is 485 people per kilometers square in Greater Stockholm.
The average age of a Stockholm resident is 35 years. The average age lived by a female and male Stockhomer is 81 years and 75 years respectively. 98% of the population is literate. The rate of unemployment is 7%. The various religious groups residing in Stockholm are Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Baptist, Jewish, Muslim and the Buddhists.
The city is also known for its rich culture. A large number of historical sites are present here. Stockholm is also known as the Cultural Capital of Europe.