MREMoroccans, the first naturalized foreign community in Belgium

Moroccans, the first naturalized foreign community in Belgium

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Moroccans are in the first rank of naturalized Belgian foreign nationals in 2021. This is what emerges from the figures communicated on the site of Statbel, the Belgian statistical office.

In 2021, 39,275 people changed nationality in Belgium. There are 39,233 foreign nationals who have obtained Belgian nationality. Moroccans top the top 5 nationalities of origin of citizens who have acquired Belgian nationality. Their number reached 3,698. Then follow the Syrians (3,385), the Romanians (1,968) and the Iraqis (1,891). The Afghans (1,460) bring up the rear of the podium.

Compared to 2020, the number of Moroccans who obtained Belgian nationality fell by 1.5%. This number rises to 3,756. Statbel also specifies that 42 people were stripped of their Belgian nationality last year.

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