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Migration, overseas, by nationality

Last update 2021-03-22
Explanation

To be registered as an immigrant, an individual must intend to stay in Sweden for at least one year. To be registered as an emigrant ,an individual must intend to live abroad for at least one year.
  The immigration year is defined as the year in which immigration was registered in the population register kept by the Swedish Tax Administration. The immigration year always refers to the most recent registered immigration.
  Re-immigration refers to a return to Sweden after being resident abroad and re-emigration refers to immigration, followed by another departure from Sweden. Reported as immigrant.
  Presentations of citizenship and country of birth are based on information in national registration registers. In it, possessions, colonies, mandates and administrated territories are entered under the mother country. Citizenship in principle shall refer to existing independent states.

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Immigrants and emigrants during 2020 by country of citizenship.

                 

Immigrants

 

Emigrants

Country of citizenship

Västra Götaland County

Sweden

 

Country of citizenship

Västra Götaland County

Sweden

Number

Per cent

Per cent

 

Number

Per cent

Per cent

Afghanistan

4 408

30,8

28,6

 

Sweden

3 648

47,6

45,4

Sweden

2 906

20,3

20,3

 

Afghanistan

1 003

13,1

12,4

Germany

1 774

12,4

11,1

 

Germany

356

4,6

4,4

North America

1 206

8,4

9,3

 

Norway

332

4,3

2,5

Iraq

863

6,0

4,9

 

Iraq

327

4,3

3,9

India

625

4,4

3,1

 

Poland

318

4,1

4,5

Syria

567

4,0

3,9

 

Great Britain and Northern Ireland

240

3,1

3,1

Poland

496

3,5

3,0

 

Denmark

183

2,4

3,5

Eritrea

415

2,9

2,0

 

Finland

181

2,4

3,9

Iran

377

2,6

2,0

 

South America

179

2,3

2,0

Norway

364

2,5

1,6

 

China

171

2,2

2,0

Pakistan

345

2,4

2,9

 

Europe (excl EU 28, Scandinavia)

140

1,8

1,9

Great Britain and Northern Ireland

336

2,4

2,8

 

North America

134

1,7

2,1

Europe (excl EU 28, Scandinavia)

308

2,2

2,2

 

Romania

124

1,6

1,6

Romania

290

2,0

1,7

 

Iran

85

1,1

1,0

China

280

2,0

2,1

 

Syria

68

0,9

0,8

South America

243

1,7

2,3

 

Iceland

60

0,8

0,7

Denmark

194

1,4

2,3

 

Eritrea

53

0,7

0,7

Finland

174

1,2

2,1

 

Pakistan

35

0,5

0,5

Iceland

66

0,5

0,5

 

Oceanien

25

0,3

0,4

Oceanien

27

0,2

0,3

 

India

12

0,2

0,2

Stateless

81

0,6

0,6

 

Stateless

15

0,2

0,2

Unknown

39

0,3

0,3

 

Unknown

20

0,3

0,3

Total

14 290

100

100

 

Total

7 664

100

100

Source: Statistics Sweden

 

Source: Statistics Sweden

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