Swedish Indians

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Indians in Sweden
Total population
c. 8,000[1]
Regions with significant populations
Stockholm · Lund · Malmö · Göteborg · Karlskrona · Västerås
Languages
Swedish · English · languages of India
Religion
Hinduism · Sikhism · Catholicism · Lutheranism · Jainism · Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
People of Indian Origin

There is a small community of people of Indian origin living in Sweden, most of whom are Maharashtrians, Punjabis, Bengalis, Gujaratis, and South Indians.[2]

History[edit]

During the period of 2001 to 2010, of the total of 10,000 Indian students coming for higher studies in Sweden taking advantage of the tuition-free high-quality education system.[3]

Culture[edit]

The Indian community is culturally very active. Different associations hold cultural functions and observe national days.[2]

Notable people[edit]

David Batra- Comedian and TV actor

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Estimated Size of Overseas Indian Community: Countrywise". Report of the High Level Committee on the Indian Diaspora (PDF). nic.in. 19 December 2001. p. l. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Other European countries". Report of the High Level Committee on the Indian Diaspora (PDF). nic.in. 19 December 2001. pp. 133–156. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Velkova, Julia (4 November 2011). "Large number of South Asian students at Swedish universities 2001–2010". Lund University. Archived from the original on 15 November 2011. 

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