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Foreign population, by status under residence law

Foreign population on 31 December 2017, by status under residence law
Status under residence lawNumber

Source: Central Register of Foreigners.

For more detailed information please refer to Publication "Ausländische Bevölkerung" (only German).

Foreign population, total10,623,940
No residence permit required
Entitled to freedom of movement under EU law4,796,295
Exempted from the requirement for a residence title, displaced foreigners9,065
residence permit required
With a residence permit4,686,455
With a permanent residence permit2,492,075
With a fixed-term residence permit2,194,380
of which
For educational purposes201,565
For the purpose of economic activity181,575
Under international law or on humanitarian or political grounds922,780
For family reasons754,720
Special rights of residence133,740
Application filed for a residence permit242,800
Without a residence permit889,325
of which
With a temporary suspension of deportation166,740
With a permission to remain pending the asylum decision369,380
Without residence permit, no suspension of deportation or permission to remain353,205

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