Sweden Wins Award For 'Best Country To Be A Migrant'

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We have written frequently on the topic of migrant crime in Sweden over the past several months.  From attacks on journalists and cops, to the development of so-called "no-go zones" where basic police and postal services have been suspended due to soaring crime levels, parts of the otherwise quite Nordic country have been literally transformed by an influx of migrants over the past several years. 

So, what's attracting the droves of migrants to the frozen tundra of northern Europe.  Well, luckily U.S. News & World Report has an official ranking to help answer that question and turns out it's not just the allure of Swedish soccer, or their fans...


As US News points out today, 80 countries around the globe were ranked based on their appeal to migrants and Sweden 'won' the coveted top spot.  Criteria for the ranking ranged from economic stability and income equality to the availability of language training and the amount of remittances that migrants sent back to their home countries.

To determine the Best Countries to Be an Immigrant, U.S. News assessed international perceptions of a country, as well as immigration policy and economic data.


More than 21,000 people from all regions of the world participated in the Best Countries survey, in which they assessed how closely they associated 80 countries with specific characteristics. Four of these – "economically stable," "good job market," "income equality" and "is a place I would live" – were included in the Best Countries to Be an Immigrant ranking.


Countries also were scored in relation to others on the share of migrants in their population; the amount of remittances the migrants they host sent home; and graded on a United Nations assessment of integration measures provided for immigrants, such as language training and transfers of job certifications, and the rationale behind current integration policies.


Scores for these eight factors on a 100-point scale were averaged together for an overall score.

Of course, we suspect that not everyone in Sweden is excited about this new honor, including that Swedish police officer who recently offered up a little more truth than people are used to when he posted an epic rant on Facebook about immigrant crimes plaguing his police department and his country.  Here is a small taste of the rant (full post here):

"Here we go; this is what I’ve handled from Monday-Friday this week: rape, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, rape-assault and rape, extortion, blackmail, assault, violence against police, threats to police, drug crime, drugs, crime, felony, attempted murder, rape again, extortion again and ill-treatment."


Suspected perpetrators; Ali Mohammed, Mahmod, Mohammed, Mohammed Ali, again, again, again. Christopher… what, is it true? Yes, a Swedish name snuck in on the edges of a drug crime. Mohammed, Mahmod Ali, again and again."


Countries representing all the crimes this week: Iraq, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, Somalia, Syria again, Somalia, unknown, unknown country, Sweden. Half of the suspects, we can’t be sure because they don’t have any valid papers. Which in itself usually means that they’re lying about their nationality and identity.”

As the Washington Post points out, Sweden wasn't the only Nordic country to fare well in the ranking, with Norway, Finland and Denmark all winning a spot in the top 10 largely due to favorable perceptions found in the survey about their economies and commitment to income equality. Other countries, such as Canada and Switzerland, were given positive marks not only for their economy but also integration measures for immigrants, such as language training.

Meanwhile, the U.S. scored well because of the large numbers of remittances. Britain ranked even lower — 17th — despite its strong economy, because its immigration policy specifically favored its own nationals. U.S. News noted that it was one of only six countries that had similar policies, including Saudi Arabia and Myanmar.


To summarize, the countries with the best economies and highest entitlement spending per capita allow their migrants the greatest opportunity to export domestic wealth and are therefore the 'winners.'

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Fireman's picture

Rape, pillage and plunder; all that ISlam asks of its Western vassals.


Concerning the rape of Sweden...in her own words supremacist USSAN Israeli Barbara Lerner Spectre explains clearly what their plan is.











Charlemagne Prize BEARERS list


Onward to the all new Third World disorder where €uropeons become Africans in their own ex sovereign nations under the Pedophile Politburo in Natostan sewer Brussels!


chumbawamba's picture


Everyone knows GOD DAMN well they don't accept any fucking "migrants" unless they're Brooklyn Jews!!

I call horseshit.

I am Chumbawamba.

Grumbleduke's picture

jews 75%

arabs 21%

other 4%

There seem to be some immigration to Israel other than from Brooklyn...


Al Gophilia's picture

I'd go if they could round up some good looking women!

moonshadow's picture

Because, contrary to the media meme, Israel didnt round up all the arabic peoples and ship them out in '47. They can be good citizens and have jobs, and own businesses, and vote. Many even speak Hebrew. Don't believe the fake news.

moonshadow's picture

And, btw, Israeli citizens are not even allowed to visit 6 of the 7 countries in Trump's proposed travel ban. The quran instructs muslims to fight 'unbelievers' whereever they are seen (109 verses). So many islamic countries are hostile to Jews. Even if you have a passport that was merely stamped in Israel you will be denied entry in more Arab countries than not. Don't even think about finding a synagogue in gulf countries other than Israel. Bahrain may have one.

PhilofOz's picture

Because Israel has heaps of Filipino "carers" that are there until they can finally transfer to places like Canada as perment residents.... only on condition they find someone that will work for the same crap money to replace them.

vato poco's picture

once were Vikings. now they smile weakly as they obligingly spread their butt cheeks for the invaders. 

no Valhalla for you, pussy Swedish "men"!

Suicyco's picture

They've got a populist political party to vote for to do the common sense thing nice and tidy through the civilized route. All that's required is to vote for them!


Alas, it seems that you need to get gang raped to learn anything over there as they absolutely refuse to learn anything from the experience of others.


Chris88's picture

Did it also win easiest country to be raped?  Keep bringing the Muslims in, no way it's literally destroying your entire society.  What a disgrace.

Ghordius's picture

they nevertheless stopped their old (imo daft) policies. not that I expect ZH to ever report such things

Chris88's picture

Are they relevant to this article?

Ghordius's picture

imo yes. if you make a list of countries "attractive for migrants"...

...it's kind of saying that's where you expect an increase of migration, isn't it?

which is definitely not what Sweden's government is planning. in fact, they are starting to listen to some sense, and they might even get on board in the efforts for increased deportation, particularly of violent/criminal elements

YouJustCouldnt's picture

A bit too late - don't you think!

hestroy's picture

You are "smart" like some joo.

ludwigvmises's picture

Sweden also is ranked top 10 in the world happiness index of the OECD. Migrants are happy. Sweden are happy. When will we stop telling other countries what to think and do? When will this idiotic US imeparlism of ideals end? Swedes decide how they live and who they let into their country, NOT Americans.

Hobbleknee's picture

I live in Sweden. Scandinavians are the most depressed people I ever met. I don't understand why though.  It must be such an honor paying the highest taxes in the world, so you can receive an award for outstanding achievement in the field of giving away money to hostile invaders. I guess it makes having shitty schools and failing health care worth it.

AbbeBrel's picture

Swedes are overdosing on Lagom. It is ironic in that Lagom is by definition "just enough" - but there is really too much of it - Lagom - there. Maybe if the guests of the Elites break the windows in enough Systembolagets the Swedes can get happy...

Hobbleknee's picture

You're so right. That's also why they appear happy in polls: because they're happy with lagom and don't complain.

ludwigvmises's picture

Taxes are high in Sweden, but you get world level free university education and fantastic health care, day care for kids and care for the eldery. All for free, with excellent standard. Maybe we pay less in taxes, but try saving for college tuition, healthcare for your family of 4 and then pay day care for the kids. The "low taxes" quickly feel very expensive.

Vatican_cameo's picture


Liberal Reality Check #1 - NOTHING IS FREE.  Even if you go to work and there is a box of donuts next to the coffee machine, they may be "Free" to you, but at some point, someone slid cash across the counter to pay for those donuts.  The same applies for Healthcare, Education and everything else.  The people who get more think it's great, everyone else is taking a screwing.  The expression "All for Free" should be "All for Exorbitantly High Taxes", because everyone is paying handsomely for it.

CornDetassler's picture

Sounds like the place I fled long ago! Outstanding achievement of pouring money into the pockets of rich folk and injecting billions into the military while neglecting essential basic rights such as education and healthcare. Good riddance to Good ol US of A...

Bananamerican's picture

"Swedes decide"

 Sweden's people and it's culture are doomed. There will be neither Sweden nor Swedes in a hundred years....fucker

Hobbleknee's picture

It won't  take that long. 20 years ago, you could walk the streets in Sweden for months without seeing a brown person. Now there are hijabs everywhere. I'm not exaggerating. When I moved here, there were 4 black guys in town. 2 were American, one a basketball player, the other a drug dealer. Talk about stereotypes! Now, as I said, hijabs everywhere. It seems like whites are a minority in town.

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Sweden Gives Returning ISIS Fighters New Identities...

"Hundreds of Swedish residents who went to fight for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have now returned to Europe and the Swedish government has given several of them “protected identities” to keep locals from finding out who they are."

Gold medal for Sweden. YAY!



Iggby's picture

A lot of the recent comments on ZH about immigration problems seem to be critical of Europe without any empathy.

Does no one else feel remorse when watching what is happening to Europe? No sense of loss?

Understandably its easy to attack "idiot" or "cucked" Germans and Swedes, but we must keep in mind the indoctrination the current generation has been subjected to from a young age.

Education for the youth is organized by "Ministries" who determine the "core values" that the young German, Swedes, and French must adhere to. 

Is it any wonder that they follow blindly along with what they think is the "right thing to do." 

I am critical of them for their naivety but it greatly saddens me to see that it has come to this and I hope for a brighter future, even if that hope is misplaced. 

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ZH is also "critical of them for their naivety."

One should take responsibility for one's own ignorance, and for the representatives one elects.

Oh yeah, you don't even elect your representatives, do you?

Brussels did it... boo-hoo.

ludwigvmises's picture

So we're critical of the choice a country makes that ONLY affects that country. Why? Why are we so offended when a country makes a choice we don't understand? Its like being critical of somebody who joins a monastery in search of the holy spirit. Or a doctor who decides to go to Africa to work for free instead of working in a commercial clinic back at home. Why do we need to criticize others for using their free will to make a choice? When will this American imperialism stop? We don't decide what countries like Sweden, the Netherlands or Germany do. We need to deal with our own country and our own problems.

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Accepting the EU and having been duped into doing so is one thing. Sitting back and doing nothing while Brussels kills Europe is another.

If Euro-peons don't want to act in their own interests (like Britain did,) it doesn't offend anyone. Nobody else has a say in what Europeans do at home, even American imperialists.

But European countries cannot deal with their own problems, they must ask for Brussels' permission. I fight against such globalist nonsense here in Canada. I suggest Europeans do the same.

Best of luck.

PS. Keep in mind that every time a sovereign state gives in to leftist neo-fascism, it makes everybody else's struggle against globalism that much more difficult.

August's picture

The European Commission, and the German Chancellor, are representative of Europe.

Sure they are.   

. . . _ _ _ . . .'s picture

Do you get to vote for the EC?

The EC do not represent the people of Europe. They represent special corporate interests through the Brussels lobby system.

Watch "The Brussels Business." Great doc, explains clearly.

are we there yet's picture

I do have sympathy for suicidal people. I just do not understand them.

HenryKissingerBilderberg's picture

Understandably its easy to attack "idiot" or "cucked" Germans and Swedes, but we must keep in mind the indoctrination the current generation has been subjected to from a young age.

check the KALERGI PLAN

StarGate's picture

Remorse is a useless emotion to grant for persistent ignorance. There is enough information now that they are willfully destroying their own countries from within through inaction and self imposed censure.

We support their awakening to wise action.

Yen Cross's picture

   Yeah, intermixing is going to make those girls moar beautiful?

 I've experimented many times.

HenryKissingerBilderberg's picture

Yeah, intermixing is going to make those girls moar beautiful?

Hard to find out after they are all wearing burqas


A_Huxley's picture

Shopping for nations that have income equality and allow for a good amount of remittances?

Ensure your new papers are only created in the nation with the very best entitlements.

Don't get stuck along the way and risk getting registered in some low income nation.

RenoCarlino's picture

When a retarded Western study gauges the suitability of a country for migrants by it's free shits and not by actual factors like the costs of living, purchasing power, job opportunities and climates, all four of which Sweden is actually ranked among the lowest.

are we there yet's picture

Swedes are looking dumber and more suicidal every week. Really, why are they so defenseless to cultural and ethnic self destruction.

YouJustCouldnt's picture

Swedish citizens are brainwashed from early childhood that everyone is equal.  They are now just like the frogs in pots.  Even their  politicians exclaimed  that the migrants  who had just set foot on Swedish soil were as Swedish as anyone born there, and whose families go back many generations.  Even the former Deputy Prime Minister, Ava Romson, literally cried at the podium when the Country said it could not take it many more immigrants, even though they were being labelled as the rape capital of Europe.  They are very proud to have the first feminist government in history, so with that in mind, what chance is there for the future of Sweden?  I find it just heart breaking to see the wilful destruction of a once beautiful Country.  There is no doubt that (((Barbara Spectre))) and her ilk are behind the push for the annihilation  of Europeans.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85BKDj_1vVU

Spetzco's picture

I predict that future generations of Swedes will be a lot darker skinned and a lot darker haired.  Oh, and they will support making rape an Olympic sport.

Spetzco's picture

Yea, and the USA is No.7. Just as 'f*cked'.

Joe A's picture

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses...." and we will give them free stuff for the rest of their lives, courtesy of the natives' tax.

Give people incentives to come and they will come. Migrants could have opted for asking asylum in countries such as Turkey, Greece, FYROM, Serbia, Hungary (but they are not lenient at all) if they were in real danger. But they didn't stop there because these countries don't offer free shit.

Yars Revenge's picture

More like best country to be a welfare leech

ds's picture

Shed nationalism and delink from your own confused tribe, if they have diminishing core values. Where you stay should be where you have the greatest access to the flows of goods and services in the global real economy and the flow of investments in the global financial economy. Where you stay should be where your talents gather the most bread and have less local mafias. 

NewHugh's picture

Please immigrate to Sweden.  All our holes are ready for your amusement... :/

45North1's picture

"..... money for nothing and the chicks are free...."

Snout the First's picture

Maybe I should change my name to Abdul Khanzeer, go to Sweden, get all their welfare state benefits, and bang blond Swedish gals all day long?