EU: UK Resident Citizens

House of Lords written question – answered on 14th January 2010.

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Photo of Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lord Wallace of Saltaire Deputy Leader in the House of Lords, Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many United Kingdom citizens are resident in each other European Union state.

Photo of Lord Brett Lord Brett Government Whip, Government Whip

The last time the FCO gathered these figures was for the period April 2006 to March 2007.

The results for the EU states are provided below:

Country-Estimated Size of the British National Community
Austria 7,369
Belgium 39,867
Bulgaria 1,700
Cyprus 60,000
Czech Republic 3,183
Denmark 13,183
Estonia 220
Finland 4,350
France 381,000
Germany 115,554
Greece 31,470
Hungary 2,640
Ireland 112,548
Italy 71,990
Latvia 400
Lithuania 250
Luxembourg 4,480
Malta 6,000
Netherlands 73,600
Poland 2,531
Portugal 34,624
Romania 6,000
Slovakia 1,000
Slovenia 157
Spain 840,989
Sweden 15,000

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