Jobless EU migrants '1% of total UK population'

Economically inactive migrants from the European Union make up a total of between 1% and 1.2% of the total UK population, according to the EU Commission.

Britain has one of the lowest EU migrant jobless rate in the EU.

Read: EU migrant jobless rate lower than UK nationals

The countries with the highest number of jobless EU migrants are as follows:

  • Belgium, where inactive economic migrants make up 3% of the population.
  • Cyprus, where they number 4.1%.
  • In Ireland a total of 3% of the population are migrants from other EU countries who are out of work.
  • In Luxembourg this number jumps to 13.9%.