Sweden's New Public Employment Service has revealed that migrant unemployment is falling, although it remains almost four times as high as the country’s average.
Unemployment among Swedish-born residents stands at 3.7%, whereas 20.5% of those born abroad remain without work. The drop was in part facilitated by subsidised employment programmes, funded by the public sector.
These numbers come as the subject of immigration and migrant unemployment is dividing Sweden’s governing coalition partners...


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