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Population

Foreign population on 31 December 2004 by country of origin

Country of Citizenship Total of it
born abroad born in Germany
Europe
Belgium 21 791 18 722 3 069
Denmark 17 965 16 547 1 418
Estonia 3 775 3 607 168
Finland 13 110 12 445 665
France 100 464 89 828 10 636
Greece 315 989 228 757 87 232
Ireland 9 989 9 294 695
Italy 548 194 384 158 164 036
Latvia 8 844 8 450 394
Lithuania 14 713 14 315 398
Luxembourg 6 841 5 967 874
Malta 332 323 9
Netherlands 114 087 80 749 33 338
Austria 174 047 147 463 26 584
Poland 292 109 277 846 14 263
Portugal 116 730 93 188 23 542
Sweden 16 172 15 073 1 099
Slovakia 20 244 19 745 499
Slovenia 21 034 17 008 4 026
Spain 108 276 81 067 27 209
Czech Republic 30 301 29 441 860
Former Czechoslovakia 8 498 7 981 517
Hungary 47 808 45 853 1 955
United Kingdom 95 909 86 320 9 589
Cyprus 788 734 54

EU states, total

2 108 010 1 694 881 413 129
  
Albania 10 449 8 973 1 476
Bosnia and Herzegovina 155 973 129 162 26 811
Bulgaria 39 167 38 334 833
Former Yugoslavia 2 381 563 304 142 77 421
Serbia and Montenegro 3 125 765 96 306 29 459
Croatien 229 172 179 458 49 714
Macedonia 61 105 47 611 13 494
Norway 6 251 5 848 403
Romania 73 365 71 386 1 979
Russian Federation 178 616 173 710 4 906
Switzerland 35 441 28 502 6 939
Turkey 1 764 318 1 150 367 613 951
Ukraine 128 110 123 773 4 337
Rest of Europe 43 039 41 349 1 690

Europe total

5 340 344 4 093 802 1 246 542
  

Non-European

1 316 203 1 179 718 136 485
Africa
Algeria 14 480 13 199 1 281
Ghana 20 636 17 939 2 697
Morocco 73 027 58 300 14 727
Tunisia 22 429 18 615 3 814
Africa, total 276 973 238 338 38 635
America
Argentina 4725 4 609 116
United States 96 642 90 459 6 183

America, total

202 925 194 127 8 798
Asia
Afghanistan 57 933 50 457 7 476
China 71 639 68 497 3 142
India 38 935 36 800 2 135
Iran, Islam. Republic of 65 187 59 835 5 352
Lebanon 40 908 29 462 11 446
Pakistan 30 892 26 356 4 536
Sri Lanka 34 966 27 049 7 917
Viet Nam 83 526 65 633 17 893

Asia, total

826 504 737 905 88 599
  
Stateless 13 504 9 228 4 276
Unclear and missing data 47 064 31 169 15 895

Total

6 717 115 5 313 917 1 403 198
1 01 May 2004. 
2 From 1993-2004 the area of Serbia/Montenegro; incl. persons, who could not
be classified since 1993 to one of the successor states. 
3 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (until then incl. 2004 stated as former
Yugoslavia Republic); see Former Yugoslavia too. 

Source: Foreign population based only on data from the Central Register
on Foreigners


Last updated on 24 January 2006

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