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Foreign Residents: Record High!

On the 31st of December, 2020, the foreign population residing in the Region totalled 9,455 people (10.1% more than in 2019).

The foreign residents are primarily from Venezuela (24.5%), United Kingdom (14.2%), Brazil (9.5%) and Germany (6.6%).  

According to figures released by the Regional Directorate of Statistics in Madeira, which released its online publication “Demographic Statistics of the Autonomous Region of Madeira 2020” today, both Venezuelan and UK nationals accounted for the largest increases in the number of foreigners holding residence permits residing in the Region, +12.2% (2,066 in 2019 to 2,319 in 2020) and +21.8% (1,102 in 2019) to 1,342 in 2020), respectively. 

Samantha Gannon

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