Percentage of immigrants with respect to the total population

This indicator has a bearing on many social aspects such as the labour market, education, healthcare, poverty and/or social exclusion, culture and population changes.

The definition of “immigrant” included in the indicator is that of a person born abroad. The population born abroad covers all people who have emigrated from their country of birth to their current country of residence and includes both people with the nationality of their country of residence and those without that nationality.

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