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One third of all Bus and tram drivers in Sweden born outside the Nordic countries
Wednesday, 07 March 2012
Bakers and confectioners were the occupations with the highest percentage of persons born outside the EU27 and the Nordic countries in 2010 at 41 percent. Meanwhile, one in three bus and tram drivers was born outside the Nordic countries.
13 percent of employees on the Swedish labour market aged 16-64 were foreign born. The percentage of foreign born in the population was 18 percent.
Among the 15 most common occupations for employees born outside of the EU27 and the Nordic countries were Home-based personal care and related workers etc. followed by Helpers, cleaners in offices, hotels etc.and Assistant nurses, hospital ward assistants etc. Of all employees who were born outside the EU27 and the Nordic countries, roughly one in five worked in these three occupations.
The occupational group Bus and tram drivers was the ninth most common occupation group for employees born outside the EU27 and the Nordic countries. Roughly one in three employees in this group was born outside the Nordic countries.
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