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In 2012 citizenship of EU received 820’000 people

According to Eurostat, 820’000 received citizenship of 28 EU countries in 2012 (+4% comparing to 2011). Average age of new EU citizens – 31.4 years, while average age of EU citizen is 41.6 years.

85% of the above newcomers arrived from non-EU countries. Quater of them are from Marocco (53% arrived in France or Italy), Turkey (62% arrived to Germany), India (77% arrived to UK), Equador (94% for Spain) and Ирака (61% came to Sweden). / Luxembourg // 18/11/2014, Source: Eurostat