Education

More people living abroad pay back student loans

1:38 min
  • In the last ten years, the number of people paying back their loans from abroad has gone up from 66 to 75 percent.
  • The Swedish Board of Student Finance says the unpaid student loans for some 64,000 people living outside Sweden amounts to roughly SEK 14 billion.
  • Repaying what's owed can be a challenge though when living in countries without a functioning banking system.