Agder fylkeskommune

Agder county municipality

Together, we will develop Agder into an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable region in 2030 - an attractive low-emission society with good living conditions!

To solve the social mission, the county municipality has several roles related to being a community developer, government official and service provider.

Agder County Municipality has 3,000 highly skilled employees who will work with upper secondary education, transport, culture, business development, public health, dental health and a number of other disciplines.

The county municipality is responsible for, among other things:

  • 18 high schools with over 11,000 students
  • 3.000 current apprenticeships
  • Vocational school in Agder with almost 500 students
  • SMI schools in Kristiansand and Arendal (social medical institutions)
  • 28 dental clinics that offer dental treatment to children, adolescents and adults
  • 4,000 km of county road including pedestrian and bicycle path
  • public transport with 19 million annual bus journeys in Agder
  • a total budget is approx. NOK 5.5 billion and 3,000 employees