Friskis&Svettis Malmö

Emergency facts


Friskis&Svettis Emergency Facts 2010

5,23 per cent of Sweden’s inhabitants are now a part of Friskis&Svettis. Since 2000 the number of members has increased by 150 % to 525 857 members. With the Friskis&Svettis Emergency Facts you now have the possibility to be 100 % certain when you write about Sweden’s largest national movement.

• Friskis&Svettis is comprised of 159 non-profit sports associations. The corresponding number in 2000 was 130.

• 525 857 members 2010. An increase of 5 % since 2009 and an increase of 150 % since 2000.

• There are currently 492 708 training members in Sweden, 28 463 in Norway and 4 686 in Aberdeen, Brussels, Helsinki, Copenhagen, London, Luxembourg, Paris and Vanda.

• 5,23 per cent of Sweden’s inhabitants are members of Friskis&Svettis. 20 Friskis&Svettis associations have over 10% of the locality’s population as members. A further 56 Friskis&Svettis associations have over 5 % the locality’s population as members.

• 15 679 persons partake in a Friskis&Svettis association.

• 113 associations in Sweden, 38 associations in Norway and associations in Helsinki, Vanda, Copenhagen, Brussels, Paris, Luxembourg, London and Aberdeen.

• 779 new leaders and instructors educated and qualified/licenced during 2010. Friskis&Svettis educates its own leaders and instructors

• 1978, Friskis&Svettis was founded in Stockholm by Johan Holmsäter. After only six months the association had 1 450 members. Today, Friskis&Svettis Stockholm is Sweden’s largest sports association with 65 994 members. 1985, Johan Holmsäter left his commission.

FRISKIS&SVETTIS IS A non-profit sports association with an unusual goal within the sporting world, a smile. Thanks to our committed stewards Friskis&Svettis offers pleasurable and accessible training of high quality for all.

IN THE EVENT of any questions, please contact the Secretary General Peter Wigert on +46 8 545 517 52 or at e-mail:

Friskis&Svettis Riks – Press photos can be found here and contact to Friskis&Svettis associations can be found in the bubble ”you can train here” up to the right.