Purpose
of stay
Family reasons Education
reasons
Remunerated
activities reasons
Refugee status Subsidiary
protection
Other reasons Total
Belgium 1.296 48 66 1.243 1.975 662 5.290
Bulgaria 414 21 3 0 0 107 545
Czech Republic 411 61 51 17 195 189 924
Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.822
Germany 11.308 2.183 1.363 30.640 4.313 20.393 70.200
Estonia 3 2 0 6 0 1 12
Ireland 36 32 40 55 7 112 282
Greece : : : : : : :
Spain 1.052 110 107 1.176 0 1.136 3.581
France 1.767 666 454 1.422 611 1.438 6.358
Croatia 109 6 8 0 0 3 126
Italy 3.310 134 1.519 530 283 145 5.921
Cyprus 851 107 154 12 631 155 1.910
Latvia 26 3 1 0 37 20 87
Lithuania 15 10 20 0 8 8 61
Luxembourg 7 1 3 59 0 0 70
Hungary 0 10 0 0 0 10 20
Malta 67 5 15 : : 25 112
Netherlands : : : : : : :
Austria : : : : : : :
Poland 242 37 131 180 2 136 728
Portugal 21 50 14 1 35 23 144
Romania 1.876 139 126 545 738 716 4.140
Slovenia 6 0 2 7 13 17 45
Slovakia 90 22 67 5 19 5 208
Finland 130 8 13 0 0 111 262
Sweden 9.740 44 639 5.824 28.831 35 45.113
United Kingdom 3.535 632 321 3.035 44 184 7.751
Iceland 3 0 0 7 5 1 16
Liechtenstein 1 0 0 0 0 5 6
Norway 303 4 23 1.676 1.512 5 3.523
Switzerland 371 52 29 1.761 9 546 2.768
European Union (28 countries) 36.312 4.331 5.117 44.757 37.742 25.631 163.712
European Union
(27 countries)
36.203 4.325 5.109 44.757 37.742 25.628 163.586

Source: Eurostat

Annexed Notes

1. Technical Notes and Definitions
: not available

“Other reasons” refers to International protection status:
Refugee status and subsidiary protection; Humanitarian reasons; Unaccompanied minors; Victims of trafficking in human beings
Residence only; Other reasons not specified.

2. Institution which provides data

Eurostat.

3. Data availability

Data is compiled from Eurostat website:
“All valid permits by reason, length of validity and citizenship on 31 December of each year” (migr_resvalid)
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/data/database

Last date of access: July 2015