More Danes move back home

Since the Öresund Bridge, connecting mainland Sweden with Denmark, was built, in 2000, thousands of Danes have moved accorss the bridge and permanently settled in Sweden.

Now for the first time in ten years, however, more people moved to Denmark than the number who moved to Sweden. Last year about 3 000 people moved to eastern Denmark and only 2 700 moved the other way.

House prices have fallen dramatically in the past few years and the cheaper prices is a likely reason why the Danes now chose to return home, Christian Hilligsöe Heinig, an economist at Realkredit Danmark, told news agency TT.