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The Home Office insisted British citizenship was a "privilege, not a right" and blamed the figures on "uncontrolled" levels of immigration under the last Labour government.
Around three quarters of the 818,000 new citizenships in the EU were granted in just six countries, according to Eurostat, the union's statistical office.
Britain topped the list with 23.7%, followed by Germany on 14%, France on 11.7%, Spain on 11.5%, Italy on 8% and Sweden on 6.1%.
Official figures have revealed that Britain granted more migrants citizenship in 2012 than any other country in the European Union.
Records released by Brussels showed that 193,900 people were granted UK passports over the year - nearly one in four of those issued across all member states.
Most of those were given to people from India, 14.6%, followed by Pakistan on 9.5%, Nigeria on 4.6% and the Philippines on 4.2%.
A Home Affairs Select Committee report on this summer's passport crisis in which holidaymakers suffered severe delays, exposed David Cameron's complacency over the situation, the shadow immigration minister has said.
"Ultimately ministers have to take responsibility and admit it was their mistakes that led to the crisis, and that their response simply wasn't good enough", Mr Hanson said.
The Passport Office is guilty of "serious management failures" after a lack of staff at the agency caused a huge backlog in applications, the chair of Hasc has said.
Keith Vaz told Good Morning Britain: "Here is an organisation that has made £124 million in surplus over two years, with a 500,000 applications backlog at the peak of the problems in the summer - with hundreds of thousands of British citizens in misery."