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British Nationality: EU Nationals

Question for Home Office

UIN HL1864, tabled on 10 October 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many applications for British citizenship they received from EU nationals in each month since 2010.

Answered on

24 October 2017

The information requested is published on a quarterly basis and given in the tables below.

British citizenship applications (Naturalisation and Registration) by nationality - EU nationals

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Calendar Year Total

2010

2,006

2,470

2,134

2,378

8,988

2011

2,531

2,131

1,893

2,288

8,843

2012

2,816

2,416

2,377

2,829

10,438

2013

3,889

4,454

5,162

8,171

21,676

2014

2,803

2,838

2,716

3,214

11,571

2015

3,989

3,704

4,235

5,418

17,346

2016

2,978

3,240

4,130

5,112

15,460

2017

9,547

9,713

Source: Home Office, Immigration Statistics April to June 2017, table cz_01_q_a.

By recorded date of application.

British citizenship grants (Naturalisation and Registration) grants by previous nationality- EU nationals

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Calendar Year Total

2010

1,834

2,211

2,339

2,038

8,422

2011

2,145

1,529

1,996

1,744

7,414

2012

2,305

2,151

2,881

3,210

10,547

2013

3,432

4,524

3,589

6,104

17,649

2014

5,139

2,352

872

1,711

10,074

2015

5,796

1,296

2,154

3,776

13,022

2016

6,523

2,998

3,637

4,042

17,200

2017

5,046

5,578

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Source: Home Office, Immigration Statistics April to June 2017, table cz_06_q.

By recorded date of decision.

Note grants made may relate to applications made in a previous quarter

Statistics on applications and grants of UK citizenship by nationality is published in the Home Office ‘Immigration Statistics’ Citizenship tables cz_01_q_a and table cz_06_q , available on the .GOV.UK website and via the library of the House.

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