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Statistics on Loss of Citizenship - Data

Single country statistics

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Comparative statistics

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For 28 EU Member States, insofar as these are available, you can find aggregate data from 1985 onwards on the total numbers of loss of citizenship in a country, as well as on mode of loss of citizenship. These data are summarised in charts on each country statistics page and can be downloaded in spreadsheet format for further analysis. At the top of the statistics page of each country users can find a document indicating which type of data are available for that country, for which years, and also from which sources those data were gathered. Users can also export comparative tables, with a selection of countries, years, and procedural characteristics.

For more information, see: Vink, M. and C. Luk (2014). Mapping Statistics on Loss of Nationality in the EU: Introducing a New Online Database. CEPS Paper in Liberty and Security in Europe, No. 76



This database was prepared by Maarten Vink (Maastricht University / European University Institute) and Chun Luk (Center for European Policy Studies) in the context of the ILEC project (Involuntary Loss of European Citizenship: Exchanging Knowledge and Identifying Guidelines for Europe), which aims to establish a framework for debate on international norms on involuntary loss of nationality. ILEC is co-funded by the European Commission’s DG Justice, Citizenship and Fundamental Rights. For more information visit: www.ilecproject.eu

This database is made available freely for non-commercial use by the general public. We ask that users of the database acknowledge its source when using the data in their publications. Please cite as follows:
EUDO CITIZENSHIP (2014). Database on Statistics on Loss of Citizenship in Europe. San Domenico di Fiesole: European University Institute.

For questions about this database, please contact Maarten Vink and Chun Luk