At the same time as immigration to Sweden increased, emigration out of the country also rose. During 2006, 44,908 people emigrated, an increase of 18 percent compared to the previous year.
The last time a higher number of people emigrated from Sweden was in 1892, 45,504 people packed their bags and left the country.
Bye Bye Germany, 10 November 2006
Bye Bye Holland, 10 November 2006
Bye Bye Britain, 13 November 2006