3-digit postal code Sweden

This dataset depicts the boundaries of all 3-digit postal code areas in Sweden. This Swedish postal code system is developed by the Swedish national postal service (Posten AB) on behalf of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority. This postal code system is used to divide Sweden in different areas. With this system each Swedish region gets a unique code and locations can be found easily. Postal codes in Sweden are known as postnummer. The postal code system in Sweden was introduced in 1968.


This map depicts the boundaries of 3-digit postal code or districts within the country of Sweden. These 3-digit postal codes are part of the official 5-digit postal code system of Sweden. The official 5-digit postal code contains the following characters and features:

  • The first digit represent a specific Swedish region
  • The second and third digit represent a specific city or area
  • The last two digits feature a certain district


The current postal code (postnummer) range of Sweden (SE) is: 11115 – 98499. The lowest 5-digit postal code (11115) starts in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. The highest postal code (98499) is located in the municipality of Pajala. This is municipality in the Norrbotten county, bordering Finland.


SourceSweden Postal Service (PostNord)
Year of coverage2017
FormatCSV, Shapefile, KML, GEOJSON, XML

Variables in this dataset

When you purchase this dataset, you will receive data that draws all postal code areas on the map. Furthermore, you also get the following other features:

  • 3-digit postal code

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