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Chinese people in Sweden

Chinese people in Sweden
Total population
31,725 (including Taiwan and Hong Kong-born residents)
Regions with significant populations
Numerous varieties of Chinese (predominantly Mandarin and Cantonese), Swedish
Related ethnic groups
Overseas Chinese

Chinese people in Sweden include people born in the People's Republic of China, or have ancestry from there. It may also include people originating from Taiwan and Hong Kong. They form a sizable community and are one the biggest Asian groups. As of 2016, there are 29,640 mainland Chinese immigrants in Sweden, and 1,501 from Taiwan and 584 from Hong Kong. [1]


25% of Sweden's reduced number of international university students after tuition fees were introduced for non-EU/EEA applicants come from China.[2]


  1. ^ "Folkmängd efter födelseland 1900–2016". SCB. Statistics Sweden. Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  2. ^ "Sweden's international student numbers up for the first time since 2011". ICEF Monitor. December 22, 2015.