Immigration: A map showing EU countries’ attitude towards foreign immigration

18 May 2015

This map, made with Eurostat data gathered by Tableau Public, shows the percentage of public opinion in EU countries that is generally positive towards non-EU immigration. The higher the percentage, the more positive is the population's opinon.

The map shows that Sweden is the only EU country whose population has a positive opinion towards non-EU immigrants. Sweden granted asylum to almost three times as many refugees per 1,000 inhabitants than Germany, the EU's biggest asylum provider.