Table 2. Foreign-Born Populations in Europe (EU/EEA + Switzerland), 2005
Country Size of foreign-born population, 2005 (in thousands) Foreign-born as share of total population, 2005 (in percent) Share of foreign-born with citizenship of country of residence, 2000-04 (in percent)*
EU-25
Austria 1,234 15.1 41
Belgium 719 6.9 41
Cyprus** 116 13.9  
Czech Republic 453 4.4 80
Denmark 388 7.2 40
Estonia 202 15.2  
Finland 156 3.0 42
France 6,471 10.7 53
Germany 10,144 12.3 46
Greece 974 8.8 42
Hungary 316 3.1 71
Ireland 585 14.1 45
Italy 2,519 4.3  
Latvia 449 19.5  
Lithuania 165 4.8  
Luxembourg 177 37.4 13
Malta 11 2.7 65
Netherlands 1,638 10.1  
Poland 703 1.8 96
Portugal 764 7.3 66
Slovakia 124 2.3 84
Slovenia 167 8.5  
Spain 4,790 8.5 31
Sweden 1,117 12.4 63
UK 5,408 9.1  
Subtotal 39,790 8.6  
Other EEA + Switzerland
Iceland 23 7.3  
Liechtenstein 12 33.9  
Norway 334 7.4 48
Switzerland 1,660 22.9 29
Total 41,829 8.9  
Note:*Latest available year (2000-2004). **Greek part of Cyprus only.

Source: OECD Database, UN Migration Database (2005)


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