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Sveriges Befolkning 1980

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This CD-ROM contains a comprehensive database with information on every person registered in Sweden as of November 1980 nearly 8.3 million people. Information is from the database of Sweden's Tax Authority. The following information is given: Given name and last name, street and mailing address, date of birth, parish at the time of birth, parish of residence and property information. All information is as of November 1980 (for Göteborg och Bohus county as of 1981 or 1979). This CD-Rom is written in the Swedish language but with the help of a few terms, it can easily be used by both Swedish and English speaking persons.

Translation of words used on search pages:

Swedish to English

Barn                     child/children

Befolkning             populace/census

Boendeort             place of residence

Efternamn             Surname

Far                       Father

Födelseort            Place of birth

Födelseår             Year of birth

Församling           Congregation/parish

Förnamn               Given name

Klar                      Exit

Land                     Country

Landskap              Province

Län                      County

Mor                      Mother

Om                      About

Rensa                  Clear

Samma adress      Same Address

Samma fastighet    Same premise

Samma område     Same area/district

Skriv ut                 Print

Sök                      Search

Sök barn               Search child/children

Sverige                  Sweden

Syskon                 Sibling

Valda                    Selection

Yrke/title              Occupation/title


This CD-ROM may be purchased from the Federation of Swedish Genealogical Societies at their on-line bookshop called Bokhandel. See It may also be purchased at SVAR’s on-line bookstore. See (

This CD-ROM may be available at local Swedish-American research centers in various states.

The CD-ROM is available at the Family History Library but not at the Family History Centers. It is CD-Rom no. 1848 in the Family Hsitory Library Catalog. To use at the Family History Library 1. Go to Find Your Ancestors on any patron computer in the library. 2. Click on Databases at the Family History Library. 3. Go to CD-ROM 1848 and click on Sveriges befolkning 1970. 4. Click on CHECK OUT 5. Read the notice. If you agree click on I ACCEPT. 6. Click on HERE. 7. Click on Allow. 8. Click on Run. 9. Click on Run. 10. Click on OK. 11. Click on OK. 12. Click on OK. 13. Double click Sverigesbefolkning 1980 14. Open the search form screen by clicking on Search (Sök) or Child Search (Sök barn) in the lower left corner.