Pakistanis in Sweden

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Pakistanis in Sweden
Total population
12,250
Regions with significant populations
Stockholm, Malmö, Gothenburg Upsala
Languages
Urdu, Punjabi, Swedish, English, others
Religion
Islam (majority)
Related ethnic groups
Overseas Pakistani

Pakistanis in Sweden are people who have migrated from Pakistan to Sweden and their locally born descendants. As of 2005, there were over 5,000 Pakistanis living in the country.

Services to Sweden[edit]

Most of the Pakistani who come to Sweden for general labour in 1970s but after sometime they moved to other countries because of harsh weather conditions. Many Pakistanis successfully entered into work blue-collar jobs, especially those who immigrated in after year 2000.

Notable people[edit]

  • Arif Mahmud Kisana,Research Engineer in Genetic Engineering & Transgene Technologies at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
  • Ishtiaq Ahmed, political scientist and author
  • Dr. Amir Rashid, Assistant Professor at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm
  • Shagoon Faisal, Product/Fashion Manager in Acne
  • Furqan Shayk, WebStar, Pakistani Video sensation known worldwide in Desi community

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