At present, people with migrant roots make up 23.6 percent of the 82 million people in Germany, that’s 19.3 million people. The year-on-year increase in these numbers was recorded at 4.4 percent.
Compared to previous years, there is also an increase in the number of people with migrant roots who do not have German citizenship. They accounted for 42 percent of the total number in 2011, compared to 49 percent in the previous year, that’s almost half.
More than 77 percent of people with migrant roots have moved to Germany, with more than 14 percent having a link to Turkey, almost 11 percent to Poland, over 7 percent to Russia, 6 percent to Kazakhstan, and less than 5 percent to Romania.