Poles in Sweden (Swedish: Svenskpolacker) are citizens and residents of Sweden who emigrated from Poland.

Poles in Sweden
Szwedzcy Polacy
Total population
103,191 [1]
Regions with significant populations
Stockholm, Malmö
Polish, Yiddish, Swedish
Christianity (Roman Catholicism, Protestantism), Judaism, Irreligious
Related ethnic groups
Poles, Ashkenazi Jews


Poland-born persons in Sweden by sex, 2000-2016 (Statistics Sweden).[1]

According to Statistics Sweden, as of 2016, there are a total 88,704 Poland-born immigrants living in Sweden.[1] They include both native Poles, as well as descendants of Polish Jewish immigrants from Poland.[2]


In 2010, there were 4,186 students with Polish as their mother tongue who participated in the state-run Swedish for Immigrants adult language program. Of these pupils, 251 had 0-6 years of education in their home country (Antal utbildningsår i hemlandet), 241 had 7-9 years of education in their home country, and 3,694 had 10 years education or more in their home country.[3] As of 2012, 5,100 pupils with Polish as their mother tongue and 5,079 Poland-born students were enrolled in the language program.[4]

Notable peopleEdit

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  1. ^ a b c "Foreign-born persons by country of birth, age, sex and year". Statistics Sweden. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  2. ^ Bernhardt, Eva (2007). Immigration, Gender, and Family Transitions to Adulthood in Sweden. University Press of America. p. 124. ISBN 0761835709. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  3. ^ centralbyrån, SCB - Statistiska (2010). Statistical Yearbook of Sweden 2010 (PDF). [S.l.]: Statistiska Centralbyran. p. 198. ISBN 9789161814961. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Utbildning och forskning - Statistisk årsbok 2014" (PDF). Statistics Sweden. p. 456. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Dorotea Bromberg | Medverkande personer". Sigtuna Litteraturfestival (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  6. ^ "Spion från Rinkeby god för en miljard". Dagensps (in Swedish). 2010-10-08. Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  7. ^ "Peter Jezewski: "Ett direkt påhopp på yttrandefriheten"". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-02-21.
  8. ^ "Doldisen var med och byggde jättarna – här är hans nya satsning". Breakit (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-12-07.