Somalis in Sweden

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Somalis in Sweden
Total population


0.63% of the Swedish population (2016)[1])
Regions with significant populations
Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö
Somali  · Swedish  · Arabic

Somalis in Sweden are citizens and residents of Sweden who are of Somali ancestry.

There are approximately 63,853 Somali-born immigrants living in Sweden, as well as 17,587 people born in the country with at least one parent born in Somalia.[1][2] Of those, about 3,000 Somalis are residents of Borlänge.[3] There are also around 2,878 Somalia-born individuals in Rinkeby-Kista.[4]

In 2013, a Somalia national bandy team was also formed in Borlänge, which participated in the 2014 Bandy World Championship. It is part of the Federation of International Bandy.[3]

Notable people[edit]

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