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Migration, overseas, by nationality

Last update 2022-03-29
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 2021 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

Sweden

2 668

17,3

17,7

 

Sweden

4 632

56,0

52,7

Europe (excl EU, Scandinavia)

1 560

10,1

9,2

 

Norway

381

4,6

2,7

Africa

1 490

9,6

9,9

 

Europe (excl EU, Scandinavia)

364

4,4

3,9

India

1 489

9,6

6,6

 

India

300

3,6

3,4

Poland

603

3,9

3,5

 

Poland

265

3,2

3,3

Iran

563

3,6

2,2

 

Germany

182

2,2

2,8

Syria

546

3,5

4,0

 

Denmark

162

2,0

3,1

Germany

467

3,0

3,7

 

Finland

158

1,9

3,3

Pakistan

434

2,8

3,5

 

North America

156

1,9

1,8

South America

401

2,6

2,3

 

China

156

1,9

1,7

Norway

357

2,3

1,5

 

Africa

134

1,6

1,7

China

356

2,3

2,1

 

Iraq

99

1,2

1,0

Afghanistan

340

2,2

2,4

 

Romania

98

1,2

1,3

Romania

331

2,1

1,9

 

South America

65

0,8

0,9

North America

318

2,1

2,5

 

Iceland

56

0,7

0,6

Iraq

309

2,0

1,7

 

Syria

51

0,6

0,6

Denmark

199

1,3

1,9

 

Iran

47

0,6

0,4

Finland

148

1,0

1,8

 

Pakistan

44

0,5

0,6

Iceland

70

0,5

0,4

 

Oceania

29

0,4

0,3

Oceania

50

0,3

0,3

 

Afghanistan

15

0,2

0,2

Stateless

55

0,4

0,4

 

Stateless

15

0,2

0,2

Unknown

41

0,3

0,3

 

Unknown

20

0,3

0,3

Total

15 451

100

100

 

Total

7 664

100

100

Source: Statistics Sweden

 

Source: Statistics Sweden

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