Close to 93.000 Moroccans have acquired citizenship of an EU Member State in 2015

Close to 93.000 Moroccans  acquired citizenship of an EU Member State in 2015

moroccan-ca-eu1Moroccan nationals were still the main recipients of the nationality of an EU member state in 2015, with a total of 92,700 people, says the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) Monday, June 13 in a communicated. They were 86,500 in 2013 and 59,300 in 2012.

Approximately 88% of these recipients have obtained Spanish nationality (37.5%), Italy (31.3%) or French (19.5%), according to data released Monday by the European statistics body. In 2014, the Moroccan nationals were the main beneficiaries of Belgian nationality (12.9% of all citizenships granted by that country), Spain (16.9%), French (17.1%), Italian (22.3 %) and the Netherlands (13.1%).

According to Eurostat, some 890 000 persons acquired citizenship of an EU member state in 2014, a figure lower than in 2013 (when it stood at 981,000). Among those who acquired citizenship of an EU member state in 2014, 89% were initially not EU nationals. Before the Albanians, Turks and Indians in 2014, the Moroccan nationals were followed by Albanians (41,000 persons, of which 96% were granted Greek or Italian nationality), Turks (37,500 people, 60% obtained German nationality) and Indians (35,300 people, nearly two-thirds have obtained British nationality).

 

Since 2009, over 5 million people in total were granted the nationality of an EU Member State.

 

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