Population 2014: 28,500
Population forecast 2020: 31,500
Forecast number of new apartments/villas completed by 2020: 1,250
About 20,500 cars pass on the E 45 per day, according to a survey from 2014.
More than 5,000 people a day get off and on the commuter trains at Ale's five stations.
Total retail sales broke the billion barrier in 2013.
Ale residents are relatively faithful in terms of their grocery shopping habits (index 82).
As the current index on consumer durables in low (index 35) there is a huge potential for establishment, not least given the developed infrastructure. A significant increase in the purchase of consumer durables occured between 2012 och 2013 as a result of the motorway and commuter rail being completed in December 2012.