Purpose
of stay
Family reasons Education
reasons
Remunerated
activities reasons
Refugee status Subsidiary
protection
Other reasons Total
Belgium 3.565 148 549 15 5 612 4.894
Bulgaria 37 13 2 0 0 0 52
Czech Republic 669 12 26 0 0 73 780
Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 519
Germany  13.148 2.666 580 77 17 5.703 22.191
Estonia 3 4 0 0 0 4 11
Ireland 90 17 19 1 0 43 170
Greece : : : : : : :
Spain 813 124 106 18 0 829 1.890
France 86.769 6.275 7.490 230 6 96.575 197.345
Croatia 15 0 1 0 0 0 16
Italy 72.046 721 48.798 72 23 881 122.541
Cyprus 19 1 3 0 0 0 23
Latvia 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Lithuania 10 1 3 0 0 4 18
Luxembourg 307 7 39 4 0 43 400
Hungary 14 29 0 0 0 50 93
Malta 61 20 41 : : 24 146
Netherlands : : : : : : :
Austria : : : : : : :
Poland 768 31 93 1 0 81 974
Portugal 49 7 34 0 0 81 171
Romania 247 1.168 12 0 0 30 1.457
Slovenia 14 0 0 0 0 34 48
Slovakia 102 1 6 0 0 5 114
Finland 152 0 18 0 0 100 270
Sweden 1.220 18 92 13 46 59 1.448
United Kingdom 726 189 205 5 0 131 1.256
Iceland 6 0 1 0 0 3 10
Liechtenstein 5 0 0 0 0 8 13
Norway 112 1 20 1 0 2 136
Switzerland 2.126 387 132 176 55 4.094 6.970
European Union (28 countries)ies) 180.848 11.452 58.117 436 97 105.362 356.831
European Union
(27 countries)ies)
180.833 11.452 58.116 436 97 105.362 356.815

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