Indian immigrants in Sweden
|Regions with significant populations|
|Stockholm · Lund · Malmö · Göteborg · Karlskrona · Västerås|
|languages of India · Swedish|
|Hinduism · Sikhism · Christianity (Catholicism · Lutheranism) · Jainism · Islam (Sunni)|
|Related ethnic groups|
|People of Indian Origin|
During the period of 2001 to 2010, a total of 7,870 Indian students came for higher studies in Sweden taking advantage of the tuition-free high-quality education system.
According to Statistics Sweden, as of 2016, there are a total 25,719 India-born immigrants living in Sweden.
According to Statistics Sweden, India is among the most common countries of birth for international adoptions in Sweden. As of 2016, there are 1,017 India-born children and young adults aged 0-21 who are adopted in Sweden.
According to the Institute of Labor Economics, as of 2014, India-born immigrants residing in Sweden have a labor force participation rate of approximately 54%. Their employment population ratio is about 49%. They also have an unemployment rate of around 6%.
The Indian community is culturally very active. Different associations hold cultural functions and observe national days.
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