Immigration flows by reasons for admission

First residence permits issued for one year or more, by reason for admission
Reason for admission201020112012201320142015201620172018
Family 85 544 80 690 83 746 89 813 91 573 92 951 89 007 89 708 93 814
% 46,4 45,4 46,5 46,7 45,8 44,2 40,8 37,7 37,6
Education 47 672 44 763 42 757 46 108 47 547 53 069 56 507 63 809 65 786
% 25,8 25,2 23,8 24,0 23,8 25,3 25,9 26,8 26,4
Humanitarian 16 062 15 705 16 211 15 872 17 962 19 490 25 866 34 233 31 883
% 8,7 8,8 9,0 8,2 9,0 9,3 11,8 14,4 12,8
Work 13 870 13 554 11 827 12 946 14 311 16 140 17 731 20 969 26 280
% 7,5 7,6 6,6 6,7 7,2 7,7 8,1 8,8 10,5
Various and unknown 21 281 22 959 25 470 27 657 28 494 28 390 29 243 29 022 31 711
% 11,5 12,9 14,2 14,4 14,2 13,5 13,4 12,2 12,7
Total 184 429 177 671 180 011 192 396 199 887 210 040 218 354 237 741 249 474

Residence permits issued to foreign citizens of third countries (non member states of the European Economic area and Switzerland)
Source: Authors’ compilation on the basis of data records from AGDREF, D. Breton, M. Barbieri, N. Belliot, H. d’Albis, M. Mazuy : Recent demographic trends in France : situations and behaviour of minors, Population-E, 75 (4), 2020, p. 465-526.

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Update: February 2020