Residence permits by nationality

First residence permits issued for one year or more, by most important nationalities in 2019
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Morocco 22 164 21 620 21 619 22 731 23 922 25 027 25 680 28 421 30 633 33 453
Algeria 23 789 23 227 24 453 24 007 24 528 26 506 27 655 29 982 28 919 27 734
Tunisia 11 773 11 156 11 373 12 311 12 922 12 993 14 074 14 989 17 637 18 656
China 13 273 12 440 12 674 14 061 12 717 12 433 12 732 11 873 11 513 10 058
Ivory Coast 4 151 3 940 3 897 4 360 5 181 5 226 5 710 6 510 7 546 9 702
Senegal 5 048 4 629 4 716 5 381 5 146 5 490 6 033 7 467 8 295 8 341
India 2 638 2 814 3 180 3 464 3 571 3 902 4 401 5 229 6 848 6 849
Afghanistan 419 519 713 1 017 942 828 1 946 5 363 5 836 6 284
Guinea 2 470 2 274 2 257 2 529 2 897 3 413 3 571 3 727 4 495 6 192
Comoros 2 884 2 617 3 143 5 145 6 422 8 345 4 686 4 591 5 564 5 713
Syria 596 608 682 1 241 1 905 2 895 4 387 5 790 5 545 5 492
Cameroon 4 538 4 241 4 157 4 355 4 301 4 258 4 275 4 621 4 928 5 466
Mali 5 436 5 133 3 718 4 079 4 417 4 116 4 592 4 500 4 616 4 782
Russia 4 785 5 138 5 008 5 287 5 696 5 612 5 619 5 652 5 078 4 723
Congo DRC 3 960 4 018 4 221 4 519 4 719 4 760 5 076 5 125 4 604 4 631
Turkey 6 419 5 781 5 629 5 754 4 921 4 500 4 418 4 392 4 246 4 449
Brazil 4 009 3 555 4 049 4 243 4 559 5 236 4 101 4 369 4 812 4 406
United States 3 900 4 101 4 011 3 784 3 812 3 987 4 150 4 354 4 690 4 160
Sudan 288 357 387 338 400 900 2 113 4 287 3 807 3 860
Congo ("Congo-Brazzaville") 2 793 2 479 2 394 2 382 2 421 2 395 2 556 2 758 2 841 3 197
Madagascar 2 964 2 729 2 489 2 530 2 785 2 638 2 452 2 601 2 643 3 021
Albania 389 470 498 663 981 1 438 1 872 2 350 2 638 2 966
Bangladesh 680 706 929 1 300 1 915 2 260 2 712 2 735 2 804 2 885
Haiti 5 938 4 213 3 567 3 519 3 364 3 100 2 738 2 848 2 885 2 814
Gabon 1 189 905 938 896 1 065 1 403 1 572 1 841 2 305 2 646
Total (all nationalities) 184 429 177 669 180 010 192 398 199 885 210 040 218 354 237 741 249 474 257 137

Coverage: 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 ; Breton, D., Belliot, N., Barbieri, M., d’Albis, H., & Mazuy, M. : Recent demographic trends in France, Population-E, 76 (4), 2021.

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Update : January 2022