Pam Barker | Director of TLB Europe Reloaded Project
Losing track of the population size for a country might be about more than administrative carelessness, or some pesky illegals squeezing themselves under your border fence skewing the numbers.
If you as a ‘progressive’ government support mass migration for the globalist-minded corporations, who want masses of cheap labour available to them, driving down wages for everybody else, then you have a vested interest in overlooking such ‘details.’ Especially to the vast majority of any population who never wanted mass immigration in the first place.
We remind readers of this remarkable article we published back in July of 2018 titled The Truth About Britain’s Migrant Numbers – Is The Population Closer to 80 Million?
Noting that Blair’s Labour government conveniently ended the exit checks for non-EU migrants in 1998, noting Peter Mandelson‘s comment that it was policy to invite migrants in in droves during the 2000s and before,
In 2004 when as a Labour government, we were not only welcoming people to come into this country to work, we were sending out search parties for people and encouraging them, in some cases, to take up work in this country.
the true numbers of (legal or otherwise) migrants coming into the UK could have brought UK population stats up to 80 MILLION BACK IN 2007. Despite official numbers from this and that administrative body, which claimed the population to be around 61 million at this time, despite figures claiming this or that number of migrants coming into the country, it is the food & drink industry, and agricultural groups, which can best estimate true population numbers based on consumption patterns. And it was indeed these two sources, back in 2007, who claimed that 77-80 million people might be a fair estimate of the population. What on earth could it be now, 13 years later? 90 million? A google search shows that in 2019, it was estimated at 66.65 million …
One thing close analysis of the so-called pandemic involving ‘Covid-19’ has brought us at ER is a COMPLETE DISTRUST OF STATISTICS. Is the global population really creeping toward 8 billion, or is that simply a scare tactic to make us believe the earth needs depopulating? It’s what we’re told, but how would we ever know?
Now it’s Sweden‘s turn. But at least they’re admitting they’ve lost track of the numbers. Just as they admitted how they’d got pandemic management wrong. With their infamous open arms to illegal migrants, we wonder how much higher than 10.35 million Sweden’s population really is.
Notice below that the primary concern over there being far more people in the country is – a loss of tax revenue.
Swedish Authorities Acknowledge They’ve Lost Track of Exact Population Size
An ever-growing population living in a parallel society and an unknown extent of people using multiple identities and registered at the wrong address makes providing an exact population count an insurmountable task for the Swedish authorities.
According to Statistics Sweden (SCB), almost 10.35 million people are now registered in Sweden. However, the authority itself admitted it has no firm grasp on the exact number of residents.
Population statistics are compiled by Statistics Sweden based on the Tax Agency’s population register. Yet, with an ever-growing population living in a parallel society, these numbers are lagging behind. It is impossible to know how many people are staying in Sweden illegally. There have been multiple reports of people living under more than one identity and receiving benefits under more than one name.
“In the official population statistics, we deal with the population registered. People who are not registered are not included”, Marie Lidéus, head of a unit at Statistics Sweden, told the newspaper Skånska Dagbladet.
Recently, a political wish for a physical census in so-called vulnerable areas that are often seen as ethnic enclaves has started to take shape. Proponents of this measure believe that this may be both expensive and difficult, but necessary to get a correct picture of the population.
According to a Swedish Tax Agency estimate, there are approximately 119,000 people today registered at the wrong address. The proportion of unregistered residents in vulnerable areas is unknown but has been assumed to be rather high.
“If we were to conduct door-to-door interviews, we would possibly be able to capture more people. People do not always open the door. But theoretically, a physical census in a vulnerable area can provide a good basis for comparing register data and discovering shortcomings”, Lidéus mused.
The EU requires its member states to hold population and housing censuses once a decade to make statistics comparable between countries. In Sweden, the most recent was implemented in 2011 based on register data. The next is due in 2021.
So-called “black contracts” and illegal subletting creates chaos in the population register, something that is common in immigrant-dense areas. However, register cheating is not limited to vulnerable areas.
On Sweden’s west coast, there are many holiday homes used for year-round living despite their owners being registered elsewhere. Not only does it make municipalities lose important tax revenues, but has led to conflicts between municipalities over providing care during the COVID-19 crisis.
“Many are registered in low-tax municipalities such as Gothenburg and Stockholm, despite spending most of the year on the west coast. We small coastal municipalities cannot compete in terms of taxation”, Catharina Bråkenhielm, chair of the municipal board in Orust, said.
Registering at the wrong address is illegal and, owing to a recent change in law in July 2018, is punishable by a fine or imprisonment, in case of repeated offences for up to two years.
The first census in Sweden was conducted in 1749, counting just under 1.8 million people.
Today, Sweden’s official population exceeds 10.35 million, with men outnumbering women.
On 31 December 2019, 10,327,589 people were registered in Sweden. At that time, 64,039 more men than women were registered. Since the majority of those staying in the country illegally are estimated to be men, the actual bias is probably even greater.
More people immigrate to Sweden than children are born each year. According to figures published by Skånska Dagbladet, approximately 115,000 children are born per year and 116,000 people immigrated in 2019.
According to the Swedish Migration Agency’s calculations, almost a quarter of a million immigrants could be granted citizenship over the next three years. If the immigration committee’s proposal for more temporary and fewer permanent residence permits gets adopted, the figure could be even higher.
At the same time, almost 47,800 people emigrated, most of them Swedes. The most common known destinations are Denmark, the UK, and Norway.
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