Lebanese people in Sweden
|Regions with significant populations|
|Stockholm, Gothenburg, Uppsala, Malmö|
|Arabic (Lebanese Arabic), and Swedish|
|Christianity and Islam|
|Related ethnic groups|
The Lebanese people of Sweden are people from Lebanon or those of Lebanese descent who live in the country of Sweden. The majority of Lebanese people came in Sweden in the period between 1970s and 1980s, either escaping the Lebanese Civil War or for economic reasons. In 2016, there were 148 registered emigrations from Sweden to Lebanon.
The Lebanese people in Sweden have set up their own traditional cultural and political organizations, including the Swedish Lebanese Friendship Association (SLFA). There is a Lebanese embassy in Stockholm.
Most Lebanese in Sweden belong to various Christian denominations (Maronite, Greek Orthodox, Melkite Catholic, Protestant), but there is also a sizable number of Muslims (Sunni and Shi'a) and also some Druze.
- "Foreign-born persons by country of birth, age, sex and year - Lebanon - 2015". Statistics Sweden. 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
- "Immigrations and emigrations by country of emi-/immigration, observations and year". Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
- Swedish Lebanese Friendship Association official website
- Lebanese Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden