Number of inhabitants in Sweden 2018, by region of birth

This statistic shows the number inhabitants in Sweden in 2018, by region of birth. Over eight million people were born in Sweden. The biggest group of foreign born inhabitants were born in Asia (745,271).
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Number of inhabitants in Sweden in 2018, by region of birth
Number of inhabitants
Sweden8,274,616
Asia 745,271
EU28 except the Nordic countries *369,743
Europe except EU28 and the Nordic countries259,177
The Nordic countries, excluding Sweden 235,633
Africa 219,914
South America 72,467
North America 40,116
Oceania 6,236
Soviet Union**5,508
Country unknown1,504
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