This is absolutely insane. The mass Muslim migration was sold to the public in Europe with claims that the immigrants would replace an aging work force. Now in reality, aging Swedish workers are having to work longer in order to pay for the migrants, who believe that income from the kuffar is their due, a la the jizya.
So Sweden has imported a hostile force of people who have raised the rape rate and the general crime rate, have created no go zones and made portions of many of their cities into virtual war zones, and now the Swedes are going to have to work harder to pay for it all.
And the politicians responsible for all this will almost certainly get reelected. The people are apparently as bent on suicide as the elites are.
See also a story in the Swedish press here.
“Sweden Forced to Raise Retirement Age To Pay For Mass Immigration Policy,” by Chris Tomlinson, Breitbart, December 17, 2017:
The increasing costs of population growth in Sweden, driven almost entirely mass migration, have forced the government to seriously consider raising the national retirement age to pay for the additional costs.
Swedish Socialist party Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson announced that the retirement age would likely be raised in the near future in order to offset increased welfare costs, Swedish newspaper Expressen reports.
“Looking at those who start working at 30, there should be opportunities to work longer than 65,” Andersson said.
The minister made her remarks following an economic report from the Local Authorities and County Council (SKL) released earlier this week. The report claimed that the welfare state would grow faster than revenue obtained through taxation due to the dramatic rise of Sweden’s population.
Due to the influx of migrants during the migrant crisis and Sweden’s growing birthrate, the population of the country has expanded faster than almost any other European country.
Some Swedish cities, like the southern city of Malmo, owe their population growth almost entirely to mass migration from predominantly Middle Eastern countries.
The SKL study claims there is a 47 billion SEK (£4.1 billion) gap between current revenue and welfare state costs that will have to be made up either by tax increases or increasing the retirement age.
While migrants are increasing the cost of the Swedish welfare state in terms of added infrastructure and cost for services, many are unemployed and directly on welfare. A recent report showed that while the native Swedish unemployment rate was around 3.9 percent, it stood at 21.8 percent for Swedish residents from foreign backgrounds.
A 2016 report claimed that the one-year cost of the migrant crisis for the Swedish taxpayer could amount to as much as 600 billion Swedish Kronor (£48.3 billion)….
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