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Table 2 Immigrants from the Former Soviet Bloc in Sweden [71]

From: Mental health of immigrants from the former Soviet Bloc: a future problem for primary health care in the enlarged European Union? A cross-sectional study

Country of birth Total number of immigrants for the year indicated (persons) Arrival of immigrants (number of persons per arrival period)**
  1950* 2001 -1969 1970–79 1980–89 1990–99
Bulgaria 44 3,605 274 313 632 2,094
Former Czechoslovakia 3,548 7,835 3,196 1,551 1,376 1,086
Hungary 2,030 14,027 5,610 2,750 3,108 1,705
Romania 531 11,954 443 666 5,262 4,818
Poland 7,832 40,506 3,359 9,498 15,487 9,734
The former Soviet Union 37,997 30,504 4,726 1,092 1,855 12,173
  1. * Mostly refugees of the World War II, many of whom have repatriated to their countries of birth later
  2. ** Only the arrival of immigrants who still lived in Sweden in 2001 (i.e. at the end of the study) is shown (not the arrival of the total number of refugees and immigrants during these periods).
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