|Author (Person)||Markaki, Yvonni, Vargas-Silva, Carlos|
|Series Title||EUROPP Blog|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
British politicians have voiced concerns over ‘benefit tourism’ from EU migrants, but how many people actually fall under this category? Yvonni Markaki and Carlos Vargas-Silva assess the number of recent EU migrants in the UK of working age who are not students, not in employment, and receive some kind of state benefit. They estimate that there are approximately 39,000 people who currently meet this criteria, which amounts to around one per cent of all EU nationals in the UK.
|Subject Categories||Employment and Social Affairs, Internal Markets|
|Countries / Regions||United Kingdom|