The Brussels Institut for Statistics and Analysis released this week the Mini-Bru 2018 with the main figures about Brussels Capital Region. The main change is Romania that was not in the top 10, back in 1994. In that year Romania had 864 registrations. Today, they are 40 000 which represents the second community in Brussels from the EU countries, and the third one after France and Morocco.
According to these estimates, the French represent 15.2% of foreigners in Brussels, the Romanians represent 9.3%, and the Moroccans – 9%.
There are 179 nationalities living in the Brussels-Capital region. Last year, 414,139 of the people living in Brussels were of foreign nationality. In total, 275,167 (66%) of these people came from a European country.