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In 2016 the Portuguese emigration to Iceland increased again
2017-08-29
There were 220 Portuguese who entered in Iceland in 2016, according to Statistics Iceland. The Icelandic institute counted a total of 7,859 entries of foreigners in the country, with the Portuguese representing 2.8% of the immigration in that year. +

In the period of greatest Portuguese emigration to Iceland, between 2004 and 2008, Portuguese inflow into that country ranged from a maximum of 520 in 2004 to a number between 200 and 400 in the remaining years. There is then a sudden drop in the number of entries to 57 in 2009 and 22 in the following year. From that year the number of Portuguese entries in Iceland gradually increased, with a more significant increase of 88% between 2015 and 2016.

 

 

Link  http://www.statice.is

 

Cite as Vidigal, Inês (2017), “In 2016 the Portuguese emigration to Iceland increased again”, Observatório da Emigração. http://observatorioemigracao.pt/np4EN/5873.html 

 

[by Inês Vidigal]
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