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Table 1 Number of births, by birth order, and country/region of birth of the mother, in thousands: Sweden, 1980–2015

From: Changes in sex ratio at birth among immigrant groups in Sweden

Country/region 1st births 2nd births 3rd births Total
Sweden 1238.7 1002.5 346.6 2587.8
Iran, Iraq 30.8 25.3 11.6 67.7
Former Yugoslavia 27.3 24.4 10.5 62.1
Southeast Asia 16.1 12.4 4.7 33.2
Horn of Africa 13.2 11.2 7.8 32.3
Turkey 10.5 9.4 5.8 25.7
Poland 12.2 9.2 2.6 24.0
China, Korea, India 11.8 8.0 1.9 21.7
Syria 6.7 6.2 4.3 17.2
Afghanistan, Pakistan 4.6 3.5 1.9 10.0
Rest of Europe 73.0 59.5 22.3 154.8
Americas and Oceania 20.0 16.1 6.5 42.6
Rest of Asia 16.1 13.3 7.5 36.8
Rest of Africa 12.3 10.0 5.4 27.8
Total 1493.3 1211.0 439.4 3143.8
  1. Source: Swedish population register