The Swedish Migration Agency revised its projection for asylum seekers applications to 29,000. The projection in July was 34,500.
Revising projections
Tuesday's downward revision is the fifth this year.  In the February, Sweden projected over 80,000 asylum applications for 2016.

The projection for 2017 has also been lowered from 51,200 to 36,700.

Expectations were raised in 2015, when Sweden surpassed the 1992 record of Asylum seekers – following the War in former Yugoslavia – with refug...

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