20.5 C
Ljubljana
Sunday, October 2, 2022

Germany granted nearly 130,000 foreigners citizenship in 2019

Statistics from the German government have revealed a considerable uptick in the number of foreigners who became naturalized German citizens last year. 

On Wednesday, the Federal Statistical Office announced that 129,000 foreigners were granted German citizenship in 2019, 16,600 (15 percent) more than the previous year, marking the highest level of naturalization since 2003, Frankfurter Rundschau reports.

Those who were granted German citizenship came from 183 countries. Most individuals, around 16,200 who were granted citizenship, were Turkish nationals.

“Overall, however, only 1.2 percent of the Turks who were potentially eligible for naturalization actually received German citizenship,” the Federal Statistical Office noted.  

Naturalization potential refers to the proportion of people who meet most of the criteria required to become a German citizen. 

The number of Britons granted German citizenship also increased considerably from previous years to 14,600, mostly likely due to the Brexit situation. Naturalizations of people from Poland stood at 6,000, Romania (5,800), Iraq (4,600), Ukraine (1,800), and Syria (1,000).

 

Read MORE

 

Share

Latest news

Pop TV is creating an illusion that the extremist Brglez is centrist!

By: Andrej Žitnik / Nova24TV.si Although we already knew why the uncles sent Miha Kordiš to fight for the presidency, on the show 24ur zvečer,...

Look at how bad a businesswoman Nataša Pirc Musar is, who would like us to entrust her with the highest political function

By: Sara Kovač / Nova24tv.si As we announced, we will undertake a brief analysis of the operations of the company, which today is called Ruska...

Did you know that the Majdič mill, which burned down, was owned by the Odlazeks? STA: After the fire, the fate of the destroyed...

By: Moja Dolenjska, STA From the night of Monday to Tuesday, a fire broke out in Kranj under Jelenov klanec on the edge of the city...

(ATTENTION) Robert Golob’s government continues its attack on the Independent Contractors (ICs), only the National Assembly stands before the tax pogrom

By: Sara Kovač / Nova24TV.si On Monday, at a correspondence meeting, the government approved a legislative package of tax changes that largely repeal the tax...

Related news

New Hordes Of Illegal Migrants Are Coming, And Interior Minister Bobnar Has Sent Them A Welcome Signal

By: Domen Mezeg/ Nova24tv A video clip has emerged online, showing hordes of illegal migrants on the Balkan route, parading through the forests unhindered. There...

Exclusive: Footage From The Serbia-Hungary Border Shows A Migrant Stampede; Slovenia Is Also At Risk!

By: Sara Kovač / Nova24tv While the government of Robert Golob is trying to create the impression that the opposition is using the warnings against...

Rise in illegal migration gaining pace

By: J.S., STA Slovenian police handled 8,212 cases of migrants entering the country illegally in the first seven months of the year, up 80%...

FRANCE: Immigrants behind significant portion of crimes

By: V4 Agency While immigrants make up 7.4 per cent of the population, they commit 19 per cent of crimes, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin...
Share