About The County Council

The Dalarna County Council (Landstinget Dalarna) is a service provider in health care and dental care and supports research and education. The County Council also works in the fields of culture, public transport and regional cooperation. With more than 8.000 employees, the County Council is the largest and most important employer in the region.

By general election every fourth year it is governed by Dalarna residents. The largest part of the County Council is the healthcare sector with approx. 7.500 employees. This area has two parts, the primary care with 25 healthcare centers and the specialist care with four general hospitals and a mental hospital. Dalarna is well equipped to provide health and medical care


Dalarna County Council is financed by the Swedish government. The organization receives state subsidies as well as a share of funds which is redistributed among the municipalities within the county council, as well as revenues from patient fees and other sources.

The budget for 2017 is SEK 9,8 bn. 90 percent Health Care, Dental Care 3 percent, Culture and education 2 percent, County Council administration 2 percent och Regional development 3 percent.


8 655 employees (incl. part-time)
6 815 female1
832 male

Distributed by

2 485 nurses
1 645 healthcare-assistants
917 medical doctors
113 dentists
335 dental nurses
768 rehab
413 technicians and lab-technicians
1356 admin
156 education and culture
464 service


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