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Where the Foreigners Are

By Matthew Yglesias on September 30, 2009 at 11:28 am

"Where the Foreigners Are"


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An interesting fact about Sweden is that an extremely high proportion of its population is foreign born. It’s not the highest in the world—Canada and Australia take the crown—but the foreign-born are a larger proportion of the population than in the United States:


A large number of those immigrants are from other European countries, but apparently Sweden has one of the world’s largest Assyrian populations.

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