Purpose
of stay
Family reasons Education
reasons
Remunerated
activities reasons
Refugee status Subsidiary
protection
Other reasons Total
Belgium 23.371 297 3.189 573 15 6.380 33.825
Bulgaria 2.953 2.293 28 0 0 5.806 11.080
Czech Republic 630 540 276 2 1 333 1.782
Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 28.812
Germany 564.658 3.709 4.336 17.626 1.350 843.715 1.435.394
Estonia 60 108 20 1 0 19 208
Ireland 331 130 231 0 0 126 818
Greece : : : : : : :
Spain 1.150 505 378 15 0 745 2.793
France 60.646 1.379 2.626 10.179 105 120.581 195.516
Croatia 47 30 42 0 0 0 119
Italy 11.888 1.468 6.913 1.085 541 628 22.523
Cyprus 42 1 1 47 0 257 348
Latvia 82 23 29 1 0 25 160
Lithuania 96 46 62 0 0 61 265
Luxembourg 208 8 70 7 0 66 359
Hungary 145 910 0 0 0 415 1.470
Malta 95 51 149 : : 32 327
Netherlands : : : : : : :
Austria : : : : : : :
Poland 1.050 2.487 1.000 3 12 600 5.152
Portugal 77 37 76 3 0 458 651
Romania 4.387 552 1.223 14 7 2.624 8.807
Slovenia 35 34 24 0 1 63 157
Slovakia 164 111 135 1 1 23 435
Finland 1.559 120 333 0 0 1.042 3.054
Sweden 7.279 418 1.568 84 405 495 10.249
United Kingdom 5.551 4.604 5.422 132 1 622 16.332
Iceland 14 2 0 0 0 4 20
Liechtenstein 98 0 69 0 0 535 702
Norway 860 37 160 9 20 28 1.114
Switzerland 9.391 587 697 2.798 231 55.392 69.096
European Union (28 countries) 686.504 19.861 28.131 29.773 2.439 985.116 1.780.636
European Union
(27 countries)
686.457 19.831 28.089 29.773 2.439 985.116 1.780.517

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