Posted on January 13 2023
Abstract: Sweden issued around 143,000 residence permits in 2022
The Swedish Migration Agency has published data for permits issued to immigrants recently. It states that 7,427 residence permits in Sweden were issued in December 2022. Last year, in 2022, 142,171 residence permits were granted, and the figure for December represents 5.2% of the data.
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The details about Sweden permits issued in 2022 are given below:
|2022 Sweden Permits|
|Type of Permit||No. of Permits Issued|
|Residence permits for EU/EES nationals||7,882|
Sweden has been experiencing a positive migration flow for the last 10 years. Many international professionals opt to migrate to Sweden each year. In 2021, around twice the number of foreign nationals migrated to Sweden than people leaving the country. Immigration has contributed significantly to the population growth of Sweden.
The data reveals that immigration in Sweden was at its peak in 2021, with 90,631 newcomers arriving. The immigration rates to Sweden have been increasing in the last few years. In 2016, around 163,005 immigrants arrived in Sweden, which was the highest from 2011 to 2021.
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