Residents of Lanzarote’s population born outside Spain now represent 22.2% of the total, based on figures released for 2018.
The total foreigners number 33,000. Looking at each continent:
This is the most numerous group, as you would expect, totalling 18,000:
- 5,100 from UK
- 3,800 Italians
- 2,500 from Germany
- 1,200 Romanians
There are about 7,100 people from South America living on the island:
- 2,800 from Colombia
About 5,000 Africans live here:
- 3,700 from Morocco
A total of 2,700
- 1600 from China
Only 12, and all of them from Australia!
By municipality, Arrecife has the most foreigners, then Tias, closely followed by Yaiza. Tinajo and Haria have the fewest.