Data on immigration in Italyby Redazione West - 2015.01.06
According to the latest available data (January 2016), there are 5,026,153 immigrants in Italy. (Source)
According to the latest available data (January 2016), there are 3,931,133. (Source)
According to the latest available data, 25, 846 unaccompanied foreign children arrive to Italy by sea in 2016. (Source)
There were 123.600 asylum applications in Italy in 2016. (Source)
According to the latest available data (January 2011), the biggest immigrant communities in Italy are: Romanian (1,151,395), Albanian (467,687), Moroccan (437,485), Chinese (271,330), Ukrainian (230,728). (Source)
The Italian regions with the highest percentage of immigrants, according to the latest available data (July 2013) are: Lombardy (23.3%); Lazio (10,96%); Emilia-Romagna (11,99%) and Veneto (10,3%). (Source)
205,000 immigrants became Italian citizens in 2016. (Source)
In Italy, there are more immigrants of Christian faith (53.8%) compared to Muslims (32.8%). (Source)
The remittances of immigrants from Italy were €5.251 billion, according to the latest available data (December 2015). (Source)
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