Foreigners and Expats in Germany 2021

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According to the number of foreigners in Germany in 2021, based on country of origin, the most represented are Türkiye (old name Turkey), Poland, and Syria.

Foreigners in Germany 2021 – Top 5 Places

Infographic - Foreigners in Germany 2021 - position 1 to 5

According to the number of foreigners in Germany in 2021 by country of origin, the first five places are occupied by Türkiye (old name Turkey) with 1 458 360 citizens, Poland with 870 995 citizens, Syria with 867 585 citizens, Romania with 844 535 citizens and Italy with 646 845 citizens.

Note: Since 2016, based on the German Central Register of Foreign Nationals (Ausländerzentralregister – AZR), statistics on foreigners were rounded up to the nearest multiple of number 5, due to demands for statistical privacy and personal data protection in population statistics publications.

Foreigners in Germany 2021 – Top 30 Places

PlaceCountry of OriginNumber of Citizens2021 vs 2020
1Türkiye (Turkey)1 458 360-3550
2Poland870 995+4305
3Syria867 585+49125
4Romania844 535+45355
5Italy646 845-1515
6Croatia434 610+7765
7Bulgaria410 885+22185
8Greece362 565-1720
9Afghanistan309 820+38015
10Iraq276 925+17425
11Russia268 620+5320
12Kosovo262 005+19150
13Serbia239 630+11050
14Bosnia and Herzegovina222 065+10730
15Hungary212 735+1275
16Spain187 865+6220
17Austria186 695-215
18India171 895+21055
19Ukraine155 310+9795
20Netherlands150 435-95
21China146 450+840
22France140 495-95
23Portugal138 730+175
24North Macedonia132 435+11320
25Iran129 105+5705
26USA119 255+1805
27Vietnam110 515+6895
28Unclear *94 945+3455
29Albania90 360+16455
30Morocco85 805+6080

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Here is an article about the Number of Foreigners in Germany by Federal States in 2021.

Who needs a visa can be found in the article Visa for Germany.


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