Study: Sweden's job market one of the worst for immigrants

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Sweden is one of the worst countries for trying to get a job interview if you're perceived to be an immigrant from outside Europe, suggests a new international study.

Radio Sweden spoke to Professor Fenella Fleischmann, at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, who's one of the authors of the study, which was published in the latest edition of the journal Sociological Science.

Only France scored worse than Sweden. The other countries examined were Great Britain, Canada, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, the United States, and Germany, with the last showing the lowest level of discrimination.

Hear the full report for the details of what the researchers found, and how many CV:s the different groups needed to send to get a positive response.