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European Union gives citizenship to 825 thousand people in one year

European Union gives citizenship to 825 thousand people in one year

European Union (EU) countries, in 2017, gave citizenship to 825 thousand people. The European Statistical Office (Eurostat) has announced the citizenship data of EU countries for 2017.

According to this, EU countries gave citizenship to 825 thousand people in 2017, while 83% of them were found to be non-EU citizens or citizens of any country.

Citizens, Albanians, Indians, Turks, Romanians, Pakistanis and Poles came to the forefront in this country, where they had a high percentage of citizenship.

In the process of separation from the EU, citizens of England have doubled the demand for citizenship from another EU member country, compared to 2016. In 2016, 6 thousand 555 British citizens were granted the citizenship of another EU country, and this figure increased to 14 thousand 911 in 2017.

About 30,000 Turks became EU citizens

According to the data, 29 thousand 900 Turks received EU citizenship in 2017.

While 50 percent of Turks received German citizenship, 17.8 percent were citizens of France and 9.9 percent of them became Dutch citizens.

  • 2019-03-06
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