The Municipality of Helsingborg covers an area of 346 km2 and has a population of 126,754 of whom about 95,339 live in the town. This makes it the 9th largest municipality and the 8th largest town in Sweden. In 1900 the population of Helsingborg was only 24,670. There are 17 parishes and 13 small villages with more than 200 inhabitants. There is a net influx of about 1,000 people every year. The average age in the town is just over 40.