EU immigration to the UK

What the latest figures tell us about EU immigration in 2016.

Brits abroad: how many people from the UK live in other EU countries?

Around 1.2 million British-born people live in other EU countries, according to United Nations figures.

How difficult is it for EU nationals to apply for residence rights in the UK?

Growing numbers of EU nationals have been applying for permanent residence status in the UK.

EU staff at Great Ormond Street hospital

23% of doctors and 17% of all doctors and nurses at Great Ormond Street hospital reported they were from the EU in 2015.

Brexit: which EU citizens will have the right to stay in the UK?

A high proportion of EU citizens in the UK are likely to be entitled to a special status under EU law by the time of Brexit, but it depends on ...

Employment or immigration: which matters more?

Voters have expressed mixed opinions to pollsters on whether they’d prefer a more economically risky ‘hard Brexit’.

Is EU immigration to blame for missing the net migration target?

Net migration from other EU countries isn't the only reason the government hasn't met its net migration target.

Can we be part of the single market and control immigration?

We don't know what the future arrangements for the UK will be as this will depend on the deal that is reached between the government and the EU.

EU immigration and pressure on the NHS

EU immigration contributes to financial pressure on the NHS, but its annual impact is small compared to other factors.

What would an Australian-style immigration points system mean for the UK?

The level of immigration under a points-based system depends, in part, on how the system is designed.

Ask Full Fact: quick answers to your questions

We've provided sources and answers to some more of your EU questions.

The government's immigration target: does EU immigration matter?

The Prime Minister claims that EU and British net migration was in balance as recently as 2008, but the figures themselves can't prove this.

False claims about false claims about the EU referendum

Accusations of "completely untrue" claims on the membership fee, Turkey joining the EU, and an EU army aren't completely true.

What happens to British citizens abroad and EU citizens here, if we leave the EU?

If the UK votes to leave the European Union, what happens to its citizens in EU countries, and EU citizens in the UK, will be a matter for negotiation.

Briefing: Immigration and the EU Referendum

Lots of claims have been made about immigration in the lead up to the EU Referendum. We've gathered together a briefing with everything we know about them here.

Immigration, the economy, and trade: Prime Minister's Questions, factchecked

We've factchecked claims from Prime Minister's Questions on the economic impact of leaving the EU, fishing quotas, immigration and trade.

9 June's BBC Question Time, factchecked

We've checked the panel's claims on EU immigration, the economic impacts, and the UK's EU membership fee.

Have 5,000 jihadis come into the EU?

Claims that there are 5,000 terrorists loose in Europe have been attributed to the director of Europol, the EU law enforcement agency. He says otherwise.

The government's immigration target: only achievable outside the EU?

The government can't guarantee meeting its net migration target if the UK remains in the EU, it depends on EU citizens choosing not to come to the UK.

2 June's BBC Question Time, factchecked

We've checked the panel's claims on immigration, the EU accounts, economists’ views on leaving the EU, and the government’s house building record.

Is Turkey likely to join the EU?

The dispute over Cyprus, human rights concerns and political opposition mean that candidate country Turkey isn't likely to join the EU any time soon.

The Great Intelligence Squared Brexit debate, factchecked

We checked the panel's claims on the EU budget, immigration and how laws are made.

19 May's BBC Question Time, factchecked

We factchecked the panel's claims on the cost and benefits of the EU, non-British workers in the UK, free movement and reoffending.

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