The UK Granted Almost 179,000 Citizenship in 2011
The United Kingdom granted the most citizenships with 188,800. France and Spain rounded off the top three with 114,600 each. However, in terms of citizens acquired per 1,000 inhabitants, Luxembourg is Europe’s leader with 6.6. Sweden came second with 3.8 and the United Kingdom came third with 2.8.
This chart shows the leading countries for citizen acquisition in the EU in 2011.