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UK has more non-EU citizens to each square kilometer, than most countries


Netherlands has the maximum of 398.5, followed by UK with 256.9

21st January 2011: The UK has more non-EU citizens to each square kilometer, than most countries in the vicinity.
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In fact, Netherlands has the maximum of 398.5 non-EU citizens to each square kilometer, followed by UK with 256.9, Germany with 230, Italy with 199.9, and Czech Republic with 132.1. The statistics indicate proper integration of the foreigners with the UK residents.

Austria has 100.6 non-EU citizens to each square kilometer, followed by France with 99.4, Spain with 93.5 and Greece with 86. Sweden has 21.2 non-EU citizens to each square kilometer.

The figures form a part of a report, which covers 2008. It was released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistics department.

According to the report, the UK’s non-EU foreigners included 50,000 from India and 165,000 from other Commonwealth countries.

The statistics also make it clear that there were also 142,000 arrivals from other nations, which are not in the EU.

France took in just 89,000 while Italy had 284,000 and Germany 238,000. 

 

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