The big bang of immigration in Germanyby Mariangela D'Ambrosio - 2013.10.23
In Germany the number of foreigners increased by about 282,800, +4.1% in 2012. The highest rise since 1993. This is the key finding of statistics made by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). Different reasons can explain such a boom: 1) a migration surplus in terms of balance of arrivals and departures of 394,900 people; 2) an excess of births (in terms of balance of births and deaths) amounting to 2,800. Moreover, it is important to note that this increase is also due to the fact that Germany is one of Europe's most stable economies.
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