Country Report

Country Report: SwedenLast updated: 16/06/17


The first report and first three updates were compiled by George Joseph, Director of National and Migration Department, Caritas Sweden and Michael Williams of the Swedish Network of Refugee Support Groups (FARR), and edited by ECRE. This update was prepared by Michael Williams of FARR and Lisa Hallstedt.

This report draws on the practice of civil society organisations and other relevant actors, statistical information from the Swedish Migration Agency and the Swedish Migration Courts as well as legal guidance documents and reports from the Migration Agency. The authors would like to thank the Swedish Migration Agency and the Swedish Courts Authority for their input.

The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2016, unless otherwise stated.


To access the updated report, you can navigate through the table of contents on the right end side or download the full report (in PDF) above.

About AIDA

The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is a database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions, detenti