Hungary migration statistics for 2017

Hungary is emerging to be a popular country for migration. The Hungarian bond program closed in 2017, attracted number of international investors getting permanent residence in Hungary. About 6,538 foreigners got permanent residence in Hungary through Residency bond program.

According to the latest statistics data, released by Office of Asylum and Migration, office for 2017

  • Hungary issued over 50,000 residence permits for various purposes.
  • Hungary issued 8015 national settlement permits in 2017.
  • Hungary issued 23,444 residence permits for employment or gainful activity (business)
  • Hungary granted 8,015 national settlement permits
  • Hungary issued about 149 EC permanent residence permits.
  • Hungary deported more Pakistani, Algerian and Serbian nationals.
  • Total number of asylum seekers reduced significantly from  28,803 (2016) to 3,187 (2017).
  • Afghan, Iraqi and Syrian nationals lead in number of Asylum applications.
Name of status Number of submitted applications
I-XI. 2016 I-XI. 2017 Change Change in %
Residence permits 38,727 54,630 15,903 41.06%
National residence permits 2 5 3 100.00%
EC permanent residence permits 130 149 19 14.62%
National settlement permits 7,222 8,015 793 10.98%
Interim permanent residence permits 7 20 13 185.71%
Total: 46,088 62,819 16,731 36.30%

 

Residence permits issued

Purpose of stay I-XI. 2016 In the % of all the applications I-XI. 2017 In the % of all the applications Changes Changes in %
Employment or Pursuit of Gainful Activity 13,278 34.29% 23,444 42.91% 10,166 76.56%
Studies 13,078 33.77% 18,087 33.11% 5,009 38.30%
Family reunification 5,337 13.78% 4,971 9.10% -366 -6.86%
Other purposes 4,854 12.53% 5,382 9.85% 528 10.88%
Official 1,712 4.42% 2,001 3.66% 289 16.88%
Other purposes of stay 468 1.21% 745 1.36% 277 59.19%
Total: 38,727 100.00% 54,630 100.00% 15,903 41.06%

 

Source: http://www.bmbah.hu/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=492&Itemid=1259&lang=en



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