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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the population in Scania, Sweden. Statistics for the population in Scania, Sweden (2001) and the five cities in the region (Malmö, Helsingborg, Lund, Kristianstad and Trelleborg). Statistics for the socio-economic subgroup relating to educational level were calculated for the age group 25–64 years of age, while the subgroup "country of birth" includes all the habitants of the region/city.

From: Are associations between socio-economic characteristics and exposure to air pollution a question of study area size? An example from Scania, Sweden

Inhabitants Scania Malmö Helsingborg Lund Kristianstad Trelleborg
Number of inhabitants 1,165,411 258,140 88,992 76,334 32,295 24,254
Born in Sweden (%) 87 75 83 83 86 84
Born in OC (%) 10 20 12 12 12 11
Low education (%) 82 81 84 49 82 92
High education (%) 18 19 16 51 18 8
Concentrations of NO 2 (μg/m 3 )
Median level 14 17 13 13 9 12
Quartiles 9/17 15/19 12/20 12/14 8/10 11/18
Min 3 10 10 9 6 7
Max 23 23 21 17 11 22