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17th April, 2019

More Hungarians living in Germany

There were 212,360 Hungarian citizens living in Germany at the end of 2018, up by 2.6% from 207,025 a year earlier, the German statistics office Destatis announced.

The number of Hungarian citizens born in Germany was 1,860 last year, the highest figure since records began in 2007.

The number of second-generation Hungarians born in Germany reached nearly 9,000.

Overall, the total number of foreign citizens living in Germany stood at 10.915 million on December 31, 2018, up by 2.7% from 10.624 million a year earlier.

Turkish citizens topped the list at 1.467 million persons, followed by 860,000 Poles. Hungarians are 13th on the list.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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