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Austria: Number of Naturalisations Increases

Published: February 18, 2013; 19:39 · (Vindobona)

7 107 persons acquired Austrian citizenship in 2012.

Austria: Number of Naturalisations Increases / Picture: © Flickr

As Statistics Austria reports, 7 107 persons acquired Austrian citizenship in 2012 (including 64 persons who were resident abroad). This was an increase of 5.2% compared to 2011 (6 754). Since the record year in 2003 (45 112 naturalisations) this figure had subsequently shrunk to a minimum in 2010 (6 190). In 2012 the upward trend continued, although the number of naturalisations…

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