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Table 3 Age distribution of migrants who remain unregistered ten years after arrival, by mode of legal entry

From: Registration of immigrants’ educational attainment in Sweden: an analysis of sources and time to registration

  18–25
(%)
25–45 (%) 45–55 (%) 55–65 (%) Total (%)
With residence permit      
Family migrants 23.8 55.8 8.3 12.1 100
Refugees 11.6 30.9 15.3 42.2 100
Student 42.5 56.8 0.6 0.1 100
Labour migrants 14.8 73.5 8.7 3.0 100
Other migrants 18.8 52.8 7.4 21.0 100
Without residence permit      
Nordic migrants 23.2 45.5 8.2 23.1 100
EU migrants 22.4 57.0 10.5 10.1 100
Born outside EU 34.0 52.8 7.1 6.1 100
  1. Source: Swedish register data, author’s calculations