From the UK have emigrated, a record number of EU citizens

In 2017, the number of EU citizens who have emigrated from the UK, has reached the highest level over the last decade – 130 million people. Data provided by the office for national statistics of great Britain, writes BBC.

During the same period, about 220 million EU citizens moved to Britain, which is 47 thousand less than in 2016.

The final difference between immigrants and emigrated amounted to 90 thousand Is the lowest figure for five years.

According to statistics, the British themselves often emigrate than return home. Statistics also show that the growing immigration from countries outside the EU, so the population of Britain continues to grow.

From outside the EU into Britain for the year came about 285 thousand people, and left 80 thousand resulting in a net population increase of 205 million people, which is the highest in six years.

23 June 2016 in the UK held a referendum on withdrawal from the EU, during which 51,9% of Britons voted for the country’s withdrawal from the community.

A British exit from the EU is scheduled for March 29, 2019 at 23.00 UK time (1.00 March 30 in Kiev). British Prime Minister Theresa may said that the citizens of European Union countries who are resident in the UK after Brexit will be able to lose some of their rights.

Mei considers it possible to postpone the country’s withdrawal from the European Union «to little time». The British government expects to conclude a trade agreement and defense Pact with Brussels to Brexit.

According to BuzzFeed, the analysis of the British government on the impact of Brexit on the economy of the country showed that the United Kingdom will be worse under any scenario.

From the UK have emigrated, a record number of EU citizens 24.02.2018

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