Timeline of Arrival of Indians in Sweden
Some Indian students who went to Sweden in the 1950s settled down there.
Another stream of Indians came from Uganda in the 1970s.
Some Indians sought and obtained political asylum after 1984. They are a law-abiding, respected community.
The influx of information technology experts has raised their prestige in Sweden.
The Indian community is culturally very active. Different associations hold cultural functions and observe national days. 
Hindus in Sweden
Of the 10,000 Hindus, 2,000 are of Tamil Origin  and 1,500 are of Bengali Origin.
Hindu Organisations in Sweden
- Bengali Hindu Association
- Hindu Mandir Stockholm (Stockholm Hindu Temple)
- Hindu Union Jönköping
- The International Swaminarayan Satsang Organisation has a temple in Mariestad