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Statistical news from Statistics Sweden

2015-03-19 9:30 AM Nr 2015:563


Swedens population 2014:

Significant rise in number of unaccompanied minors seeking asylum

During 2014, roughly 7 000 unaccompanied minors sought asylum in Sweden, a figure that is 83 percent more than the year before.

An unaccompied minor is defined here as a person below the age of 18. A total of 81 301 persons sought asylum, of which the largest group comprised Syrian citizens.

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