February 19, 2014
NOW MAKE THEM SWEDES:
Immigrants behind boom in Sweden's population (The Local, 19 Feb 2014)
Posted by Orrin Judd at February 19, 2014 7:32 PMThe population of Sweden saw the biggest yearly increase in 70 years last year, according to new statistics, thanks largely to the almost 120,000 immigrants who arrived throughout the year.Sweden's population on the last day of 2013 was 9,644,864 - a 0.93 percent hike from 2012. The total increase was the largest since 1946, and statisticians at Statistics Sweden (Statistiska centralbyrån - SCB) marked it down to a record-high level of immigration.