EU27 population 502.5 million
Lithuania and Latvia are still decreasing
Highest population growth in 2010 in Luxembourg, Sweden, Malta, Belgium and the United Kingdom
According to Eurostat's News release 28th July over 60% of the increase in the EU27 population in 2010, came from migration. In relative terms, Luxembourg (+15.1‰), Malta (+5.4‰), Sweden (+5.3‰), Italy (+5.2‰) and Belgium (+5.1‰) had the largest net inflows, while Lithuania3 (-23.7‰) and Ireland (-7.5‰) recorded the highest net outflows. Luxembourg (+19.3‰), Sweden (+8.0‰), Malta (+7.8‰), Belgium (+7.2‰) and the United Kingdom (+6.6‰), and the largest decreases in Lithuania3 (-25.7‰), Latvia (-8.4‰) and Bulgaria (-7.8‰).