Share of non-nationals well below EU avg
On January 1, 2020, non-nationals represented approximately 2% of the total population in Hungary, according to data by statistical agency Eurostat.
The share of people living in Hungary with the citizenship of another EU Member State stood at about 1%, with an additional 1% of people holding the citizenship of a non-member country.
At the beginning of 2020, there were 13.5 million people living in one of the EU Member States with the citizenship of another EU Member State, representing 3% of the EU population. In addition, some 23 million citizens of a non-member country lived in one of the EU Member States, representing 5.1% of the EU population.
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In relative terms, the state with the highest share of non-national citizens was Luxembourg (Almost 48% of the country's total population).
A high proportion of foreign citizens (10% or more of the resident population) was also recorded in Malta, Cyprus, Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, and Spain.
At the other end of the spectrum, non-nationals represented less than 1% of the population in Romania. The share of non-nationals stood at approximately 1% in Poland, Slovakia, and Bulgaria.
In most EU members, the majority of non-nationals were citizens of non-EU countries. However, in Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, Austria, and Slovakia, the non-nationals were mainly citizens of another EU Member State.
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