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Ex-Muslim Mona Walter: “Swedes will lose Sweden in 50 years”
For hundreds of years Sweden has been unique in its refusal to have anything to do with nepotism. The super individual Swedes have always taken an honor in never helping friends and family get jobs or other advantages — because that would be unfair to other qualified people. This morality is so deeply rooted, that most ethnic Swedes refuse to believe that we are the weird ones. In most parts of the world people see it as a moral obligation to help family members, clan members and compatriots to key positions. However, a majority of the Swedes still believe that everyone who comes to Sweden will adopt Swedish values and are eager to become part of our society, embracing all things Swedish and calling themselves Swedes. While we believe or pretend that everything will work out for the best, Muslims are slowly gaining more and more ground.
A report estimated there were , to , Muslims in Sweden practicing their religion regularly. Archaeological findings have shown Viking contact with Islam dating back to the 7th—10th centuries, when the Vikings were trading with the medieval Islamic world. The Swedish census in listed 15 people as belonging to the group "Muslims and other Asian faiths". Although the number of Muslims themselves are not known, one estimate suggests a maximum of 11 but could have been as low as 2. In modern Sweden, the first registered Muslim groups were Finnish Tatars who emigrated from Finland and Estonia in the s.
How do Muslim immigrants feel about living in Sweden: study
Demographic Study. In recent years, Europe has experienced a record influx of asylum seekers fleeing conflicts in Syria and other predominantly Muslim countries. This wave of Muslim migrants has prompted debate about immigration and security policies in numerous countries and has raised questions about the current and future number of Muslims in Europe. These are not efforts to predict what will happen in the future, but rather a set of projections about what could happen under different circumstances. This is because Muslims are younger by 13 years, on average and have higher fertility one child more per woman, on average than other Europeans, mirroring a global pattern.