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Census map: Foreign-born residents as share of population across EU

28 Apr 2014

This map depicts the foreign-born population in EU member countries, based on individual country 2011 census data. (Please note that data for Belgium and Croatia are not available.)

In 2011 the UK had, numerically speaking, the 2nd largest foreign-born population in the EU, after Germany (compared to countries with comparable census data). The 7.9 million non-UK born residents represented 13% of the total population – in this measure, however, the UK is only slightly above the EU average of 10%. The EU country with the highest foreign-born population share in 2011 was Luxembourg, with 39% of its residents born abroad.

Depicts the foreign-born population in EU member countries, based on individual country 2011 census data.

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