Asylum seekers are struggling to find employment in Sweden, according to a report by the Swedish Public Broadcaster, SVT.

The Local Sweden cited the SVT report which has revealed that out of the close to 163,000 people who applied for asylum in 2015, only 494 currently work. The SVT survey was based on figures provided by Sweden's employment agency Arbetsförmedlingen and migration authorities Migrationsverket.

According to SVT, while awaiting for the outcome of their application, asylum se...


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